(maintained by Rob Slade)
Although Paul Williams had submitted postings to the FidoNet echoes
he first became really active during the heavy promotion of
Zvi Netiv's InVircible in late 1993 and early
sigblock/tagline identified him with a prestigious computer company,
contents of his (and all the other promotional) messages seemed to be
verbatim, from those of people who were known to be actively involved
in the vx
Paul's 1996 coup was a comparison test of AV products. which "proved"
InVircible was best. The test suite for this "review" was taken,
from the most current edition of the VLAD vx 'zine (which had only
"published" days before). Since some of the samples in VLAD don't
there is no evidence that any others are of any significance in the
wild, it is
fairly clear why scanner developers do not give the detection of these
a high priority.