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What is the MEMZ virus?
MEMZ is a Trojan that has received much attention from Windows PC users lately, who are intrigued by the vortex images it creates on their computers. To this day, MEMZ still remains an obscure virus for many Windows users , and the chance of getting more information from Microsoft is zero now. The tech giant has locked the original thread about this virus. The only thread active on Microsoft Community is this. It seems like it all began like a joke, but many users got affected by it.
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It has gained fame and notoriety due to its highly complex and unique payloads , many of which are based around internet memes. MEMZ is mainly thought of as a joke trojan. It is available as an executable. The batch version works like a self-extracting archive, which just extracts and runs the. This is why most parts of this trojan contain leetspeek and random web searches, Nyan Cat, and references to Materialisimo's video "MLG Antivirus". Leurak's Channel ]. This trojan has gotten recognition ever since Danooct1 uploaded his review, for which it was originally made.
It was later featured by Joel Johannson, alias Vargskelethor, a member of the live-streaming group Vinesauce , who demonstrated the trojan in action against a Windows 10 virtual machine  after being provided with a copy by danooct1. The virus gained notoriety for its unique and complex payloads , which automatically activate after each other, some with delay. Examples of payloads include randomly moving the mouse cursor slightly, opening up satirical Google searches such as "how 2 remove a virus" and "minecraft hax download no virus" on the user's web browser , and opening various random Microsoft Windows programs such as the calculator or command prompt. True to the program's name, many parts of the virus are based on Internet memes ; for example, the virus overwrites the boot sector with an animation of Nyan Cat. This safe version allows toggling on and off specific payloads and will not overwrite the boot sector upon restart. This version of MEMZ is similar to the original, but features many references to Vinesauce, especially Johannson's other game streams, such as the bootleg game 7 Grand Dad and the adware program BonziBuddy. This variant has also been released to the public. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.