Virus.DOS.Phantasmagoria

Class Virus
Platform DOS
Description

Technical Details


It is not a dangerous nonmemory resident parasitic virus. It searches for
.COM files of the current directory and writes itself to the end of the
file. Before return to the host program it decrypts and displays the
message:


PHANTASMAGORIA ! Sleep Well

It set INT 20h to JMP RESET instruction and if the host program terminates
by INT 20h call, the computer reboots.