Virus.Boot.Amjads

Class Virus
Platform Boot
Description

Technical Details


It is a very dangerous memory resident polymorphic and
stealth boot virus. It infects the MBR of the hard drive and boot
sector on floppy disks. While loading from infected disk it hooks INT 1Ch,
waits for some time and then hooks INT 13h and completes installation into
the system memory. While loading from infected floppy disk it also infects
the MBR of the hard drive. Floppy disks get infected when they are accessed.


On March 6th the virus erases data on the hard drive and displays the
message:


You PC is now Stoned!
This virus was written in the city of Taipei.
Amjads 1997.