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Old 21 April 2006, 12:50   #1
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Stick out tongue LOL ... Recent virus Win32.Polipos uses 15-year-old technique =D


That is really TOO much!

Some malicious coder decided to use a technique for a Win32 virus which could as well have occurred on an A500 back in 1989: self-modifying code!
RNC Copylock made use of this too from time to time.

Feels like golden Amiga times.
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Old 21 April 2006, 21:55   #2
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Nerd humour. Can't get better than that.

/is clueless
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SMC was very popular on both the C64 and the Spectrum - way before Amiga times.
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Self modifying viruses have also been around on the PC for a long time (since the DOS ages)
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yeah they are called polymorphic viruses... no big news, lol!
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