Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically
All three viruses of this family are encrypted, memory resident EXE infectors attacking files when they are executed. Upon attacking a file they install their own service of the interrupt INT 24h (critical error) and INT 23h (Ctrl-Break).
In the body of this virus is the text:
The Major BBS Virus_created by Major tom
These two viruses differ only in details. When compared to Major.907 they hook also the interrupt INT 8 vector and modify files in the subdirectory BBSV6. In the viruses are encoded texts:
The Major BBS Virus_created by Major tomTugger
The Major Virus created by Weed and dedicated to the Quantum BBS in Calgary, AB service users)
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