Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically


Mangtout.1091, Mangtout.1099

These are dangerous, memory resident, partially encrypted viruses. They take over the interrupts INT 8, INT 9 and INT 21h service. The viruses test whether there has been a keystroke. If within one hour no key was pressed the virus deletes contents of the CMOS memory and of the hard disk’s MBR.

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