Otti Virus

 Virus Name:  Otti 
 Aliases:     Otti.932 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovered:  January, 1996 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth; file date/time changes 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  932 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method: NAV, NAVDX, IBMAV, ViruScan, AVTK, F-Prot, PCScan, ChAV, 
                   NAV/N, NShld, IBMAV/N, NProt, AVTK/N, Innoc 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Otti virus was received in January, 1996.  Its origin or point 
       of isolation is unknown.  Otti is a non-resident, direct action 
       infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the Otti virus is executed, this virus 
       will infect one .COM file located in the current directory. 
       Infected programs will have a file length increase of 932 bytes with 
       the virus being located at the end of the file.  The program's date 
       and time in the DOS disk directory listing will have been updated to 
       the current system date and time when infection occurred.  The 
       following text string is visible at the end of all infected files: 
           "OTTI FOREVER" 
       Known variant(s) of Otti are: 
       Otti.937: Also received in January, 1996, this is a 937 byte 
           variant of the Otti virus described above.  It adds 937 bytes 
           to the .COM files it infects, and also contains the text string 
           indicated above. 
           Origin:  Unknown  January, 1996. 

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