Reverse

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEVirus

Summary

Reverse stays resident in memory and infects COM and EXE files when they are accessed.



Removal

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Technical Details

Reverese is encrypted with a variable key. The body of the virus contains two filenames written backwards:

    moc.dnammoc       exe.niamcn  

COMMAND.COM is infected by overwriting a block of zeroes inside it. NCMAIN.EXE is not infected at all.

Reverse contains the following text, which is not displayed:

    Reverse-948 Created by Renata G. from Lubin City in Sept 1993  

Variant:Reverse.B

Similar and also 948 bytes, but contains this text:

    Red Spider Virus created by Garfield from Zielona Gora in Feb 1993  

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