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INIT 1984 (computer virus)

INIT 1984 (computer virus)

INIT 1984 is a computer virus that setup to trigger on Macintosh computers on any given Friday the 13th. The virus was first discovered and isolated in March, 1992. It functions by infecting startup (INIT) files, then modifying or deleting those files upon startup on Friday the 13th. The virus has a low threat assessment.

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