Virus.DOS.Trickster

Class Virus
Platform DOS
Description

Technical Details


It is a dangerous memory resident parasitic encrypted virus. It hooks INT
21h and writes itself to the end of EXE files that are executed. Every 10th
generation of that virus on execution erases random selected sector of the
hard drive.


Depending on the current timer value it also hooks INT 1Ch (timer) and
either delays on any INT 1Ch call, or changes the screen underground
colors.


On February, 17th it erases FAT of C: drive and displays the message:


Hello.Is April 1st and your HD is fucked!

It also contains the strings:

The Trickster Virus version 1.1beta This virus was written in the city of
RC Italy
Dedicated to Linda,who loves my jokes.She is my heart,my brain,my
eyes…my life