Bloody Warrior Virus
Virus Name: Bloody Warrior
V Status: Rare
Discovery: April, 1994
Symptoms: .COM & .EXE file growth;
decrease in total system & available free memory
Eff Length: 1,344 Bytes
Type Code: PRhAK - Parasitic Resident .COM & .EXE Infector
Detection Method: F-Prot, ViruScan, AVTK, Sweep, IBMAV, NAV,
NShld, NProt, AVTK/N, Sweep/N, IBMAV/N, NAV/N, LProt
Removal Instructions: Delete infected files
The Bloody Warrior virus was received in February, 1994. It appears
to be from Italy. This virus is a memory resident infector of .COM
and .EXE programs, including COMMAND.COM.
When the first Bloody Warrior infected program is executed, this
virus will install itself memory resident at the top of system
memory but below the 640K DOS boundary, not moving interrupt 12's
return. Total system and available free memory, as indicated by
the DOS CHKDSK program, will have decreased by 2,768 bytes.
Interrupt 21 will be hooked by the virus is memory.
Once the Bloody Warrior virus is memory resident, it will infect
.COM and .EXE programs when they are executed. Infected programs
will have a file length increase of 1,344 bytes with the virus
being located at the end of the file. The program's date and time
in the DOS disk directory listing will not be altered. The
following text strings are encrypted within the Bloody Warrior's
"I am the Bloody Warrior. Nice to meet you. What about
this virus ? Funny ?"
"There is no hope for you. This virus was released in
Milan 1993. Bloody Warrior"
It is unknown what Bloody Warrior does besides replicate.