1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Stealth_Boot.B


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 22, 1993
February 13, 2007 11:51:25 AM
Systems Affected:

Stealth_Boot.B is a a virus that infects the DOS boot sector of floppy disks and the master boot record (MBR) of the first physical hard disk (drive 80h, the C drive).

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 22, 1993
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 22, 1993
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 22, 1993
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 11, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Darren Ferguson

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