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Virus.DOS.Avalon.814 is a dangerous memory resident parasitic virus on DOS.

Behavior

After the virus has been loaded into memory, it infects any executable file by writing itself to the end of the binary.

The virus does not infect files that are larger than 65,535 bytes.

Advanced details

The TSR memory usage is 1,024 bytes.

MD5 hash:

346b854838cc0ed86b7b6cc3fae3b775

Payload

The virus activates on every January 31 since 1993 (before 1993 it just spreads itself) by displaying a colored text on the upper right hand corner and removing the partition table of the drive:

AVALON por OSoft

The user may access the contents only if the machine has not been rebooted.

See also