Parent class: Malware

Malicious tools are malicious programs designed to automatically create viruses, worms, or Trojans, conduct DoS attacks on remote servers, hack other computers, etc. Unlike viruses, worms, and Trojans, malware in this subclass does not present a direct threat to the computer it runs on, and the program’s malicious payload is only delivered on the direct order of the user.

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Class: Hoax

A hoax is a fake warning about a virus or other piece of malicious code. Typically a hoax takes the form of an e-mail message warning the reader of a dangerous new virus and suggesting that the reader pass the message on. Hoaxes cause no damage in themselves, but their distribution by well-meaning users often causes fear and uncertainty. Most anti-virus vendors include hoax information on their web sites and it is always advisable to check before forwarding warning messages.

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Platform: Win16

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Technical Details

This is a joke program, not virus or trojan, but its manifestation is trojan-like and can fright a user. When run it randomly moves all applications' windows on the screen ("shakes" all windows, active window and background one).

The joke program itself has hidden (not visible) window and to terminate it the TaskList should be used.

In case the joke program is started twice, it reports:

 Aloap App Already Running
  [ OK ]

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