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Saturday, March 19, 2011

First PC Virus: Brain Virus from Pakistan

In 1986, the first PC virus was created. It was the Brain virus from Pakistan. Brain was a boot sector virus and only infected 360k floppy disks. Interestingly, even though it was the first virus, it had full-stealth capability.
Stoned was the first MBR infector and was written by a student at the University of Wellington in New Zealand.
Several innovative viruses appeared in 1992:
  • EXEBug introduced CMOS modification to prevent clean booting.
  • Groove was the first .EXE infecting MtE virus. It also targeted many anti-virus products.
  • Invol was the first .SYS infector. It was also slightly polymorphic.
  • Starship was a SPM, slow infector. It also introduced a new way to infect the hard drive.
  • V-Sign was the first polymorphic boot sector virus.
  • WinVer 1.4 was the first Windows virus.
There are competing claims for the innovator of the first antivirus product. Possibly the first publicly documented removal of a computer virus in the wild was performed by Bernd Fix in 1987.
By the end of 1990 there were a number of anti-virus products available.
  • AntiVirus Plus from Iris
  • Certus from Certus International
  • Data Physician from Digital Dispatch
  • Turbo Antivirus from Carmel
  • Virex-PC from Microcom
  • Virucide (McAfee’s Pro-Scan) from Parsons
  • Virusafe from Elia Shim
  • ViruScan from McAfee
  • Dr. Solomon’s Anti-Virus Toolkit from S&S
  • F-Prot from Frisk Software
  • ThunderByte from ESaSS
  • Vaccine from Sophos
  • Vaccine from World Wide Data
  • V-Analyst from BRM
  • Vet from Cybec
  • VirusBuster from Hunix
  • Virscan from IBM
  • Vi-Spy from RG Software
One other product appeared in December of 1990. Its release foreshadowed a new direction the antivirus industry would take in 1991.
The product was Norton AntiVirus!
Sourced from IBM Research.
Addl read: Wikipedia.


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