Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

Murgaš

This is a memory resident boot and MBR infector. It occupies two sectors on the disk. It takes about 2 kilobytes in the memory. It presents itself by a message written on the 3rd day in a month (the message is quoted with original mistakes:

Virus J.MURGAS destroed your data. Kiss me keyboard conector.

After that it expects a password of 8 letters. This is required to be entered exactly in the form “J.MURGAS” (without a space). If anything different is entered the virus thanks you and deletes 255 sides on the disk.

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