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Fifteen_Years

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Fifteen_Years, Fifteen_Years, Espejo, 15_Years, Trabajo_hacer.b

Summary


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

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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