Amiga Virus Encyclopedia
Rastenbork v1.2 Virus
Name : Rastenbork v1.2
Aliases : No Aliases
Clone : -
Type : Bootblock
Size : 1024 bytes
Discovered : 26 february 1995
Way to infect: Boot infection
Rating : Dangerous
Kickstarts : 1.2
Damage : a) Increases itself through the BB.
b) As soon as a counter register has reached the
value $B a block gets filled with trash. There is
NO rescue for that block. Try to rescue anything
with DiskSalv 2. When the virus has damaged the
block it decodes a part of the BB with EOR.L D1,
D0 and it writes with DisplayAlert:
Meet your new friend,The Rastenborg Virus v1.2
Congratulations! Disk in drive is unprotected.
It probably has no more root block,but who cares.
ALL thanksgiving services please send to PePe/?"?
Removal : Kickstart 1.2 & 1.3 : VT-Schutz v3.17
Kickstart all others: VirusZ III v1.04ß or higher, and also Xvs.library v33.47 or higher
Visible text : Boot Virus Protector v5.4.Vectors wrong!.
Boot contains SCA (or similar) virus !
Cold.Cool.DoIO changed!.A NPS production.
Comments : Changed vectors: Cool, DoIo
Does NOT need trackdisk.device.
Test made by : Jan Andersen, Virus Help Team
Ascii of Rastenbork v1.2 virus: