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Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Virogen, Offspring

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.

Removal


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