Threat Description

Fat Avenger

Details

Aliases: Fat Avenger
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



It's a harmless memory resident boot virus. It hooks INT 13h and writes itself to MBRs of hard drives and boot sectors of floppy disks. It contains text strings:

THIS PROGRAM WAS WRITTEN IN INDIA.(c)1993 FAT AVENGER
 PS. this program is not meant to be destructive



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