Archived viruses, was Re: Reasonable price for a complete SOL-20 system?

Liam Proven lproven at
Mon Oct 24 15:35:37 CDT 2016

On 24 October 2016 at 04:03, allison <ajp166 at> wrote:
> Its highly unlikely as first it would have to install itself and do so
> without corrupting the OS.
> CP/M-80 is a machine monitor with a file system and lacking most of the
> usual
> read the disk and "do something" automation.  The only automation in CP/M
> is logging a drive which is reading the directory and mapping used blocks.
> So the initial load would have to be performed by the user.  Trogan maybe,
> social engineered for sure, virus no.

It's been discussed and there are /claims/ they existed...!topic/comp.os.cpm/V1-zYzA6Uzg

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