Cartuja

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 11, 1994
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:27 AM
Type:
Virus

The Cartuja virus is a memory-resident virus that infects .com and .exe files. It uses encryption for its virus code, but also contains code which allows the virus to change itself during each infection. Files with the .com and .exe extensions are infected if the virus is in memory.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 11, 1994
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 11, 1994
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 11, 1994
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 11, 1994
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: SARC Engineer

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