Virus.PHP.Virdrus

Class Virus
Platform PHP
Description

Technical Details

This is one of the few currently known viruses which infect PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor scripting language) script programs.

The virus only operates in systems that have PHP-interpreter installed.

When launched, the virus searches the current directory for PHP files and infects them by writing itself the the beginning of each file.

Before infecting a file, the virus searches it for the text string

VirusQuest

. If it finds this string, it will not re-infect the file.

The virus contains the following text strings:

Virus: VirusQuest
Written by Dr Virus Quest
Created on 08/09/2003