Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Blood, Blood

Summary


A very simple virus from Natal in South-Africa. It was written by a student, who claims to have no knowledge of how it "escaped". This virus, just like Kennedy, will only infect .COM files starting with a JMP statement (E9). Infected programs may occasionally display the following message when they are executed.


File infected by BLOOD VIRUS version 1.20

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Technical Details



Variant:Blood-2

This variant does not really exist, as the only available sample is the result of an error in transmission between two virus researchers.