Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

Crazy_boot is a 3077>stealth 3063,"">boot virus. Upon booting from an infected diskette the virus writes itself into the hard disk’s MBR, installs itself into memory and hooks the interrupt INT 13h. It attacks 3063,"">boot sectors of all diskettes that are not write-protected. Because of an error in the virus code files are damaged when a diskette is being attacked. Occasionally the virus reveals itself by displaying the following text on the screen:

Don't PLAY with the PC ! Otherwise you will get in 'DEEP,DEEP' trouble !... Crazy Boot Ver 1.0.