|These are not dangerous memory resident parasitic viruses. They hook INT 21h
and write themselves to the end of the files that are loaded into memory or
"Murphy.1277" some time after activation begins to whistle in a nasty manner
in very high tone. The virus contains the text:
I'm Murphy. Nice to meet you friend. I'm written since Nov/Dec. Copywrite
(c)1989 by Lubo & Ian, Sofia, USM Laboratory.
"Murphy.1399,1521,1480,IV.1450" manifest themselves similarly to the
"Ping-Pong" virus: they launch a ball ("Murphy.1399" - several balls)
bouncing around the screen frame. The viruses contain the following texts:
"Murphy.1399": SaThAnYk Possession, (c) by Cracker Jack 1991 Italian
Virus Research Laboratory Your PC is possessed by
"Murphy.1521,1480": It's me - Murphy. Copywrite (c)1990 by Lubo &
Ian, Sofia, USM Laboratory
"Murphy.1614": Original HIV Virus - Release 1.0 (C) by Cracker Jack
HIV Virus - Release 1.0
Created by Cracker Jack
(C) 1991 Italian Virus Laboratory
"Murphy.IV.1650": Murphy IV Virus (c)1992 by Waleri Todor
- Dark Avenger - Cracker Jack Sofia-Milan
New USM/IVRL Laboratory.
"Murphy.1008,1219,1221" delete .ZIP files.
"Murphy.1040": on 24th of any month it erases the hard disk sectors. It
contains the encrypted text:
MiL Learn from
"Murphy.1098" is a harmless virus, it contains the text:
Kamasya nendriya pritir
labho jiveta yavata
jivasya tattva jijnasa
nartho yas ceha karmabhih
"Murphy.1171" infects only EXE files and deletes COM files. On Monday when
the EXE file is executed it formats FAT of the C: disk. It contains the
"Murphy.1172" infects only EXE files and deletes COM files. On Saturday it
formats FAT of the C: disk. It contains the text:
Cannot remember what I was doing!!
Insert fingers in ears and reboot please
"Murphy.1399" after infecting displays the message:
Bad command or file name
and then returns to DOS.
"Murphy.1682" reboots PC when the files *AN.?XE, *HA.?XE, *IP.?XE are opened
or executed. On Thursday when EXE file is opened or executed it erases FAT
of the C: disk. On Monday it deletes COM files. It also contain the text:
Gli Dei si mostreranno agli uomini,
Quando essi saranno autori di grande conflitto,
Prima il Cielo visto sarà con spada e lancia,
Che verso la mano sinistra porterà più grande afflizione.
Alla rivoluzione del grande numero sette,
Apparirà ai tempi giochi d'Ecatombe,
Non lontano dalla grande età del millennio
Coloro che entrarono usciranno dalle loro tombe.
Saint-Rémi, 14 dicembre 1533
"Murphy.1835" reboots PC when the files *AN.*, *HK.*, *HA.* which have the
extension .COM or .EXE are opened or executed. It doesn't infect the files
with names *ND.* (COMMAND.COM). On Friday it asks:
Is today Friday? (Y/N)
If the answer is "Y", then this virus displays:
Sorry but on Friday I wish not work!!
and halts the system. If the answer is "N", then it formats the FAT of the
C: drive and displays:
You are untruthful!! For punishment I format your HD Fat!!
It also contain the text:
This virus was written in Italy by Cracker Jack 1991 IVRL All rights reserv
"Murphy.1841" is the same as "Murphy.1835", but it contains the texts:
Sorry but on Friday I wish not to work!!
You are untruthful!! For punishment I'll format your HD Fat!!
This virus was written in Italy by Cracker Jack 1991 IVRL
All rights reserved, please don't crack this virus!
Special message to Patricia Hoffman: I love you!!!!!!!! SmackSmack!!
Can you give me your telephone number??? Ciao bellissima!
Is today Friday? (Y/N)
"Murphy.1951" formats the HD when the files with names *AN.*, *HK.*, *PS.,
and with the extensions .COM or .EXE are opened or executed. It also
contains the text:
Virus Research Laboratory Patricia does not function correctly, because I h
Now I'm debugging it...ehehehehehahahahahahah Smack Virus....what a horribl
excuse me if I create some variants of your beautiful viruses...
Viruses are a nice thing!! What a horrible program, i wish not execute it!
I'm hungry!! Why don't you buy me a Cheesburger??
Goblin the Black Death (c) by Cracker Jack IVRL '91