MacGyver is a family of resident viruses with the following properties:
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These variants will not infect the following files:
Variants contain the following texts:
MacGyver.2803 : MACGYVER V1.0 Written by JOEY in Keelung. TAIWAN MacGyver.2824.A : MACGYVER V1.0 Written by JOEY in Keelung. TAIWAN Macgyver.2824.B : * Satan Virus * MAD !! Another Masterpiece of Sax (c) Copyright 1993 Written by Mad Satan... Ver 2.02 MACGYVER V1.0 Written by JOEY in Keelung. TAIWAN MacGyver v4.0 written by Dark Slayer in Keelung, Taiwan. 93/09/09 Macgyver.4480 : MacGyver v4.0 written by Dark Slayer Taiwan. 93/09/09
2803, 2824 and 4480 byte variants activate by playing a song. 3160 byte variant displays this message:
* MacGyver V2.2 * Hi! I am MacGyver Written by [Y.J.D] in Keelung. TAIWAN Don't Worry,I just a Virus. Ha..Ha...
and 4645 byte variant displays this message:
* MacGyver V3.0 * Hi! I am MacGyver Written byDark Slayer in Keelung. TAIWAN Don't Worry,I just a Virus. Ha..Ha...