The "Traceback" virus produces a screen display similar to that produced by the Cascade virus.

There are of course differences, since the viruses are totally unrelated. Every file infected with "Traceback" contains the name of the file that infected it. This makes it possible to trace the path of the infection.

Another difference is that it is possible to make the characters "jump" back up, by pressing keys on the keyboard, after all the characters on the screen have fallen down.

There are two variants known of this virus, but the size is the only significant difference, either 3066 or 2930 bytes.


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