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Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Screaming_Fist, Screamer, Fist


This virus contains the text "Screaming Fist", stays resident in memory and infects COM and EXE files.


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Technical Details

Variant:Screamer II

Polymorphic versions of the above virus.


This variant uses a variable encryption method, but hidden inside it is the text string "I am a stranger in a strange land".