Click Here
home features news forums classifieds faqs links search
5828 members 
Amiga Q&A /  Free for All /  Emulation /  Gaming / (Latest Posts)



Lost Password?

Don't have an account yet?
Register now!

Your support is needed and is appreciated as is primarily dependent upon the support of its users.

Main sections
» Home
» Features
» News
» Forums
» Classifieds
» Links
» Downloads
» OS4 Zone
» IRC Network
» AmigaWorld Radio
» Newsfeed
» Top Members
» Amiga Dealers
» About Us
» FAQs
» Advertise
» Polls
» Terms of Service
» Search

IRC Channel
Ports: 1024,5555, 6665-6669
SSL port: 6697
Channel: #Amigaworld
Channel Policy and Guidelines

Who's Online
19 crawler(s) on-line.
 9 guest(s) on-line.
 0 member(s) on-line.

You are an anonymous user.
Register Now!
 Hammer:  26 mins ago
 Trekiej:  1 hr ago
 Dragoon:  1 hr 43 mins ago
 amisteph:  2 hrs 54 mins ago
 dauber:  3 hrs 11 mins ago
 evilFrog:  3 hrs 32 mins ago
 Steady:  4 hrs 8 mins ago
 Rob:  4 hrs 31 mins ago
 noXLar:  4 hrs 41 mins ago
 freak:  5 hrs 42 mins ago

Software News   Software News : XVS Library (33.39) released and Virus Help Denmark are back up
   posted by _Steve_ on 12-Nov-2002 16:34:43 (2397 reads)
Georg Hoermann has just released a new update of to his xvs.library. This library is used by many programs to recognise and remove a vast majority of todays Amiga viruses. The update can be found on the Virus Help sites, including the old Virus Help Denmark site which was closed while a new server was found for it.

Changes since xvs.library 33.38

  • Added size check to bootblock virus recognition in xvsCheckFile().

  • Any files bigger than 2048 bytes will no longer be tested for bootblock viruses to avoid fake recognitions inside disk-images.

  • Finally fixed the last MuForce hit ($c0.w) in xvsSurveyMemory(). Thanks to Sensei again for the report and Zeeball for further suggestions on this topic.

  • Fixed severe bug in 'Illegal Access' recognition code that caused crashes on any files with virus-like hunklengths. Thanks to Zeeball for the report and the example files.

  • Added 'NoName (196 Bytes)' linkvirus and 'XFD Infiltrator' virus. Thanks to Zeeball for sending them.

  • Fixed problems with native MorphOS applications that directly call xvs.library functions. Thanks to Harry Sintonen for the report and for further help.

  • Implemented custom Disable() function that prevents loss of data on the serial port during xvsSurveyMemory() calls. Thanks to Christian of CAPS ( for the report and the excessive beta-testing!

  • xvsSurveyMemory() now closes TCP ports opened by several viruses.
    These currently are: 1666, 2000, 2001, 2227, 2333, 2421, 2551, 4097 and 9876. Please note that closing an open port doesn't cause a virus report, it just happens!

  • Once again improved the internal security stuff for less timing problems with sensitive software (serial.device still has trouble with 115200 baud on a MC68030, use 8n1.device instead!).

  • Added 'Neurotic Death' viruses (6 versions) to xvsSurveyMemory() and the installer files to xvsCheckFile().

  • Added new developer files created by Dirk Stöcker. Thanks a lot and sorry that I forgot to add them to the last release.

  • Added installer script written by Dave 'Targhan' Crawford. Thanks a lot for this contribution.

Download XVS (33.39) (91,362 bytes LhA)

Related Links
· More about Software News
· News by _Steve_

Most read story about Software News
UBoot 2010.06.04 for Sam460ex available

Last news about Software News
Goadf! 3.0 has been released
Printer Friendly Page  Send this Story to a Friend

[ home ][ about us ][ privacy ] [ forums ][ classifieds ] [ links ][ news archive ] [ link to us ][ user account ]
Copyright (C) 2000 - 2019 was originally founded by David Doyle