[Coladam] ADAM modem & viruses

Joe Blenkle jblenkle at sacnews.net
Fri Jan 22 20:14:09 CET 2010


I think I got this "virus" from you once in the past and didn't understand 
about it not running in SmartBasic...I tried and tried and tried...

So it will run as is in Quick or GW Basic? I have them both on my computer.

Joe B.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rich Drushel" <drushel at apk.net>
To: <coladam at adamcon.org>
Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 10:33 AM
Subject: Re: [Coladam] ADAM modem & viruses


>
> On Fri, January 22, 2010 11:59 am, Joe Blenkle wrote:
>
>> As far as viruses go...I get them in emails every so often, but the 
>> company
>> I have my domains hosted on and email through has a virus checker on 
>> their
>> end, plus my virus software on my computer catches whatever theirs 
>> misses.
>
> Here's the Anna Kournikova virus (2001) translated from Visual Basic
> to SmartBASIC.  Unfortunately you cannot run the program in SmartBASIC
> without getting a "?String too long in line 60" error -- SmartBASIC
> strings are limited to 255 characters :-)
>
>    http://drushel.cwru.edu/anna_kournikova_adam.html
>
> QuickBASIC, GWBASIC etc. can deal with the program logic, but not the
> Applesoft file I/O syntax.  In any case, the interested are invited to
> play with the code.  Needless to say, it cannot infect a real ADAM :-)
>
>    *Dr. D.*
>
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