Phantom

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEVirus
ORIGINHungary
OTHERResident, COM-files

Summary

This virus adds a variable number of "garbage" bytes to any files it infects. The full effects of the virus have not been determined, but it contains the following text (encrypted).

The PHANTOM Was HERE - Sorry...HI ROOKIE!         I'm a THESEASE! I live in YOUR computer - sorry...         Thanks to Brains in the Computer Siences!         Copyright (c PHANTOM  -- This virus was designed in the         HUNGARIAN VIRUS DEVELOPING LABORATORY. (H.V.D.L.)v1  


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