Threat Description

Zonked

Details

Aliases: Zonked, Pirat
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: DOS

Summary



Zonked is normal direct action COM infector virus. It modifes 5 bytes at the beginning of the program to point to the end of the file where the rest of the virus is placed.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

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Technical Details



When an infected program gets executed the virus checks the date. On 1st of January and 31st of December the virus displays this message:

La multi ani, piratilor ! 
 

Otherwise the virus does nothing but spreads itself.






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