Threat description




Espejo is a typical boot sector virus. It's partly encrypted and contains the following text:

Esto te pasa por programas que a nosotros nos cuesta tanto

 trabajo hacer. Que te quede de Experiencia, Mexico,1994

which translates to something like this:

This happened to you because you copied the programs we

 worked so hard at to create. Remember this experience,

 Mexico, 1994


Automatic action

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Technical Details

The virus activates on April 7th. On that date it will overwrite part of the hard drive with the above message.

Virus also contains this encrypted text:

This Virus is from MEXICO, I have 15 years old

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