- July 11, 1994
- February 13, 2007 11:34:07 AM
Also Known As:
AntiCMOS is a simple virus that infects master boot records (MBRs) and DOS boot sectors (DBSs). AntiCMOS spreads only when you attempt to boot a system from an infected floppy disk. There is little difference between the .A and .B strains of AntiCMOS. Other than the triggered event, they are identical.
Area of infection: Floppy boot sectors, master boot records
Region reported: Europe, Hong Kong, U.S.A.
Characteristics: Wild, memory resident
Target platform: DOS
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version July 11, 1994
Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
Initial Daily Certified version July 11, 1994
Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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