Jackal Bootvirus - Amiga Virus Encyclopedia


     Amiga Virus Encyclopedia    
     Jackal Bootblock Virus 

     Name         : Jackal

     Aliases      : Jeremy

     Type         : Bootblock
     Size         : 1024 bytes

     Symptoms     : No Sypmtoms

     Discovered   : 30 april 2020
     Origin       : Republic of Serbia

     Way to infect: Boot infection

     Rating       : Middel.

     Kickstarts   : 1.2 - We can't test
                    1.3 - Yes
                    2.0 - Yes
                    3.1 - Yes

     Damage       : Overwrites Bootblock

     Removal      : VirusZ III v1.04ß or higher, and also Xvs.library v33.47 or higher
     Visible text : J.E.R.E.M.Y./C.O.R.O.N.A.!BY!THE.JACKAL!2020     

     Comments     : If you`re booting with an Jackal-infected disk,  you will
                    see the same bootblock screen as from XCopy v2.0,  with a
                    text where you can can read: NO VIRUS ON BOOTBLOCK!. Some
                    times the virus writes: I'AM JEREMY.YOUR FRIEND!.

                    The checksum changes with each mutation

     Read also    : Jackal Dropper - Installer of Jackal bootblock virus
     Credit       : Thanks to CrashDisk for sending this to Virus Help Team
     Test made by : Jan Andersen, Virus Help Team

     Ascii of Jackal bootblock virus (With text: NO VIRUS ON BOOTBLOCK!):
     Ascii of Jackal bootblock virus (With text: I'AM JEREMY.YOUR FRIEND!):


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