Scores Virus

Alias:---
Strain:---
detected when:---
where:USA
Classification:System file virus
Length:7026 Bytes

Preconditions

Operating System(s):MacOS proprietary
Version/Release:all versions
Computer model(s):Apple Macintosh: all models
Caroname:Scores

Attributes

Easy identification:A visible Desktop file

Type of Infection:

System file, All applications

Infection Technique:Application: Additional CODE Resource with highest ID+2 (S=System,D=Desktop,B=Scrapbook File V=Scores,N=Note Pad): INIT 6, 772 Bytes (S,N,B) INIT 10, 1020 Bytes (S,D,V) INIT 17, 480 Bytes (S,B) atpl 128, 2410 Bytes (S,D,V) DATA -4001, 7026 Bytes (S,D,V)
Infection Trigger:Running an infected System or application two days after infection or later
Storage Media affected:
Interrupts hooked:---
Stealth:
Tunneling/Selfprot:
Oligo/Polymorphism:
Encoding Method:
Damage:Damage 1: after 25 minutes of use, applications of type VULT or ERIC are bombed with ID 12 Damage 2: after 15 minutes, a write attempt causes a bomb; after 25 minutes, an infected program will bomb anyway.
Damage Trigger:Only applications with resources of type VULT or ERIC: Damage 1: 4 days after infection Damage 2: 7 days after infection
Particularities:INIT's used by virus are present in System versions 6.04-6.08
Similarities:---

Agents

Countermeasures:Use an anti-viral product (public domain or commercial) such Disinfectant, Interferon, Virus detective or VirusRx to scan for virus signature.
Standard means:

Acknowledgements

Location:Virus Test Center, University Hamburg, Germany
Classification by:Ronald Greinke
Documentation by:Ronald Greinke
Date:17-December-1991
Information Source:---

(c) 1996 Virus-Test-Center, University of Hamburg