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|Effects: ||It overwrites files.|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 4, 2001|
Natas is a virus that overwrites files in the directory in which the virus is stored.
It is easy to be infected by Natas as it reaches computers through many means: e-mail messages with infected attachments, computer networks, CD-ROMs, Internet downloads, FTP, floppy disks, etc.
An indication that Natas has infected a computer is the following message, which is displayed when the virus generates a random number (1 or 2) and the result is 1:
Seek refuge for Satan holds no mercy for the weak the sick and the unwanted!