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Compusarcoma.1328

Discovered:
January 27, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:48:13 AM
Also Known As:
Sarcoma.1328, Coma.1328
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
DOS

Compusarcoma.1328 is a memory-resident virus. It infects the Command.com file, and files with the .com and .exe extensions. It will also infect any other file listed after SHELL= in the Config.sys file. Inside the virus is the following text:

COMPUSARCOMA' virus  by M.S.S.




This virus only "knows" about DOS. The shell line in System.ini refers to your Windows shell; the same line in Config.sys refers only to the DOS shell (usually Command.com) and runs when you are in MS-DOS mode. Nothing Windows-specific is affected.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 1, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2001
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 1, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 1, 2001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jimmy Shah

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