Virus.DOS.TaiPan.Hooze.513 or Hooze is a virus that runs on MS-DOS.


Hooze is a harmless memory resident parasitic virus. It hooks INT 21h and writes itself to the end of .EXE files that are executed. It contains the text string:

[Hooze Virus 1.0 (Tai-Pan clone)]

On August 5th of any year, this virus hooks INT 1Ch and manifests itself by some video effect.