Threat Description

Deicide II

Details

Aliases: Deicide
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



A primitive 666 byte overwriting virus. When it activates, it wipes out the first 80 sectors on drive C:. The virus contains the following text:

DEICIDE!
        Glenn (666) says : BYE BYE HARDDISK!!
        Next time be carufull with illegal stuff.
        This experimental virus was written by Glenn Benton to see
        if I can make a virus while learning machinecode for 2,5 months.
        (C) 10-23-1990 by Glenn. I keep on going making virusses.



Removal



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Technical Details




Variant:Deicide II

Size:1335

Other: COM-files

Repair:Yes

This virus is a bit more sophisticated that the first one, but contains equally childish messages.






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