Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

Galicia

This encrypted boot virus got its name after the text which appears on the screen on May 22nd at noon:

Galicia contra telefonica!

When system is loaded from an infected diskette the virus hooks the interrupt INT 13h and infects MBR. Then it tries to infect all diskettes that are not write-protected.

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