Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

Green Caterpillar

Green Caterpillar.1575

This is a simple COM and EXE infector, 1575 bytes long. It exists in many variants. The virus attacks files when searching through the directories. Its only peculiarity is a graphic effect which is seen two months after the computer was infected: a green caterpillar moves along the screen, and from that the virus name was derived.

Green Caterpillar.1989
This virus has characteristics very similar to the previous one. It comes in two variants.

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