Virogen

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEVirus

Summary

This simple virus activates on certain dates, displaying this message:

(c)1993 VG Enterprises   * Congratulations, You have recieved the privelge of being infected by the   * Offspring I v0.05. *    

Otherwise it just spreads.

The author (known as Virogen) has written several other viruses, including Pinworm, Drunk and Simplex.

Note: McAfee SCAN has had a false alarm of 'VIROGEN' in a file called ADDISP32.DLL from AutoCad LT.



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