Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: MadMan

Summary


Madman is a simple TSR, EXE infector. The virus body is encrypted with 16bit variable XOR key. The virus infects EXE files during the DOS close function.

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Technical Details


The virus activates when ctrl-alt-del is used. First it displays a close-up ascii picture of a face and then it displays the following message and waits for a keypress:

Nothing can save you here, friend - you're in my world now!

The virus also modifies batch files by adding an ECHO line at their end:

@ECHO I'm watching you!

The virus also contains the text 'MadMan'.

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