Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

C&Y

This is a 428 bytes long direct action parasitic COM infector. It is a classical variation on the virus family Vienna. It was named according to the string “C&Y'j” located between code and data. The virus does nothing besides reproducing itself. It also contains the string “*.com”, which helps it when searching for an appropriate victim.

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