Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

This interesting virus comes most probably from Russia. It infects not only 3063>boot sectors of diskettes and boot sector of hard disk but also headers of 3067,"">EXE files. When an infected file is executed the virus will infect 3063,"">boot sector of hard disk and becomes resident. It will check the operation of reading from disk and if is finds that the sector contains beginning of 3067,"">EXE file, it will infect it. The virus utilises free space in the 3067,"">EXE file header and length of the infected file does not increase. The virus infects 3063,"">boot sector of diskettes in classical way.