|ALIAS:||Porcupine, Farside, Weasel|
In some cases the 3008 byte variant displays this text: the viruses display the messages:
For cryin'out loud! My circuits are haunted by the ghost of a porcupine. . .
The 3012 byte variant displays this text:
This program has been infected with a nondestructive virus ! For an antivirus call (034).32.09.87 (with CHRIS)
The 3008 byte variant also contains this text which is never displayed:
FARSIDE virus 1.00 (C) Windom Earle ROMANIA
The 3008 byte variant was reported to be in the wild in Hungary in spring 1998.
[Eugene Kaspersky & Mikko Hypponen]