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Dark Avenger

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:32:46 AM
Also Known As:
Amilia, Black Avenger, Boroda, Eddie, Eddie-1, Diana, Rabid Avenger, VAN Soft, PS!KO, Evil Men, Dark Quest
Type:
Virus

Dark Avenger is a virus that overwrites a random sector on the hard disk. It destroys any program or data residing there after every 16 file infections.

The virus contains the following text:


    Eddie lives...somewhere in time!

    This program was written in the city of Sofia (C) 1988-89 Dark Avenger


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 14, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 14, 2000
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 14, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 14, 2000
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: High
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: More than 10
  • Geographical Distribution: High
  • Threat Containment: Moderate
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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