Hulksters Bootblock Virus - Amiga Virus Encyclopedia


     Amiga Virus Encyclopedia
     Hulksters Bootblock Virus

     Name         : Hulksters

     Aliases      : Pentagon Circle 1 virus

     Type         : Bootblock
     Size         : 1024 bytes 

     Discovered   : 13 may 1989

     Way to infect: Infects every write enabled disk inserted

     Rating       : Harmless

     Kickstarts   : Not elucidated, developed under 1.2

     Damage       : None

     Manifestation: Will pop up an alert that it has killed some viruses

     Comments     : A little like ZVirus System, kills some other viruses,
                    shows an alert and stay resident itself. An example of
                    sometimes  there  is  not far from a failed attempt to
                    program a viruskiller to a virus.

                    See  Pentagon Circle  Antivirus  Virus  Pentagon is a
                    modification  with  varying texts, e.g. SACHSEN/ANHALT
                    and other viruses

     Removal      : Kickstart 1.2 & 1.3 : VT-Schutz v3.17
                    Kickstart all others: VirusZ III and Xvs.library must be installed
     Test made by : Safe Hex International

     Ascii of Hulkster virus:


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