Name         : Virus Predator

     Aliases      : Julie, Tick

     Type/Size    : Boot/1024

     Clones       : No Clones 

     Symptoms     : No Symptoms

     Discovered   : 03-04-91

     Way to infect: Boot infection

     Rating       : Less Dangerous

     Kickstarts   : 1.2/1.3

     Damage       : Overwrites boot.

     Removal      : Install boot.

     Comments     : This virus is a very complex one. The only thing I can
                    say  about  this  virus  is  that  it copies itself to
                    to $7F7E0 (? not sure) and to patch the DoIO() vector.
                    Furthermore  the  CoolCapture is used to stay resident
                    in memory. Additionally $20 will be patched.


                    Depending  of  infections  the  virus  gives  out  any
                    message (?) I  Don`t  know  exactly because  my virus-
                    version  is damage a little bit). The virus contains a
                    decrypt  routine  which  decrypts a little texts after
                    activating:


                    "VIRUS PREDATOR (4-88-SPAIN) ID:027798336"

              NOTE: Some Viruskillers say that this Virus is the
                    "JulieTick". Don`t be confused. The "JulieTick"
                    Virus is the Virus Predator and as you can see
                    from the above message, which the virus contains,
                    Virus Predator should be the REAL name of it.


    SHI - A.D 08-94

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