Phalcon.894 Virus

 Virus Name:  Phalcon.894 
 V Status:    Rare 
 Discovered:  April, 1994 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  894 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  ViruScan, F-Prot, IBMAV, Sweep, AVTK, 
                    NAV, NAVDX, VAlert, ChAV, 
                    NProt, AVTK/N, NShld, Sweep/N, IBMAV/N, Innoc, NAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Phalcon.894 virus was received in April, 1994.  It is probably 
       from North America.  Phalcon.894 is a non-resident, direct action 
       infector of .COM programs, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the Phalcon.894 virus is executed, this 
       virus will infect all of the .COM programs in the current directory. 
       Infected programs will have a file length increase of 894 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 not be altered.  The 
       following text strings are encrypted within the viral code: 
               "\ *.com *.* .." 
       See:   Beta 

Show viruses from discovered during that infect .

Main Page