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|Effects: ||It infects the MBRof floppy disks.|
|Detection updated on:||April 23, 2001|
|Country of origin:||PAKISTAN|
Brain is a virus that infects the boot sector of floppy disks. It goes memory resident and uses Stealth techniques.
Brain can only infect a computer if it is booted from an infected floppy disk.
An indication that Brain has infected a computer is the following text in Spanish disco incorrecto, which the worm displays on screen when the infected floppy disk is inserted in the computer.