By Ken Dunham
This paintings is a transportable consultant to virus detection and prevention.
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This virus was discovered by the author of this book. A QuickTime movie file called Movie Booster, according to 1998 newsgroup messages, contained a Trojan. This Trojan reportedly creates several new files within various System folders on a Macintosh system and may adversely affect normal booting of a Macintosh system. This virus may say don't panic, beep upon startup or when an infected application is run, or delete files within the System folder. This virus may limit the keyboard so that the user cannot type vowels.
When the computer next starts up, it attempts to boot from the floppy disk, infecting the hard drive with the MBR virus. MBR viruses then attempt to infect the boot sector of floppies and other disks as they are used. Since the MBR resides in a different location on a disk, an MBR virus must be removed with a tool like FDISK or by booting the computer from a clean boot disk prior to using antivirus software to remove the virus. See the descriptions of file and master boot record viruses for more information.
Some viruses, such as Chernobyl, may infect a system and lie in wait for a given date or computing event before carrying out a destructive payload, such as attempting to delete all the files on the hard drive of the infected computer. 1. Whenever a user encounters an unusual message, new dialog box, or suspicious activity, it is important to log all the details of the event to aid in troubleshooting if it should be required. Antivirus developers have a tough time justifying the expense of developing and supporting an antivirus tool for Macintosh when the prospects of such a market are so small in comparison to the PC market.