Virus

Ping-Pong

Analysis

  • This virus has a size of 512 bytes. Because this is a boot sector virus, the associated 512-byte program is not a physical file. The program resides on either a diskette boot sector or hard drive master boot record (MBR)
  • This virus functions ONLY under early versions of Microsoft DOS running on an IBM PC or an IBM PC/XT
  • This virus will generate an error message and terminate when attempting to infect a computer's with a processor level greater than Intel's 80286 (AT Class)
  • A small graphical ball that bounces and reflects off of the screen's edges may appear at various times