Threat Description

Soupy

Details

Aliases: Soupy
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This is an old, simple, direct action infector of COM files. It contains the following non-encrypted texts:

   Unsuspecting user, 12 o'clock!
     Get ready... 'cause... THERE'S A VIRUS IN YOUR SOUP!
     From the guys that brought you Lythyum, Radyum, and VioLite comes:
     The Soupy Virus, (k) 1992 VG Enterprises, 216/513/602/914/703
     By The Attitude Adjuster & AccuPunk!
     Hurry! Hire an Anti-Virus Professional! Increase Wallet Space!
     ...hmmm, ya' know, I think I'll halt now...
     [Soupy]  The Attitude Adjuster & AccuPunk, VG
     08/23/92 to 12/02/92



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

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Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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