Threat description




This virus was first found in Morocco, but it is actually made in Poland.

Arusiek-will stay resident in memory and infect COM and EXE files when they are executed or opened. It will activate during and after year 1994, after 148 keypresses has been entered. At this time it will write the strings "Arusiek" to the screen.

This virus will not infect a Polish "MKS-VIR" anti-virus program.


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