The Gollum virus infects computers and files on the Win16 architecture, which is Windows 3.x. It infects files and drops its payload on June 4th of any year, when it displays a custom Blue Screen of Death with a passage from J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit. It doesn't do any lasting damage after this and the user can continue to use their computer normally.
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Gollum is a virus that infects machines running on Windows 3.x. It is named after the character...