Polish 583 Virus

 Virus Name:  Polish 583 
 Aliases:     Polish-583, Vienna-583 
 V Status:    Rare 
 Discovered:  December, 1990 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth 
 Origin:      Poland 
 Eff Length:  583 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  ViruScan, AVTK, F-Prot, NAV, Sweep, 
                    IBMAV, NAVDX, VAlert, PCScan, ChAV, 
                    NShld, LProt, Sweep/N, Innoc, NProt, AVTK/N, 
                    NAV/N, IBMAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Polish 583 virus originated in Poland and was submitted in 
       December, 1990.  This virus is a non-resident, direct action 
       infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with Polish 583 is executed, the virus will 
       infect one other .COM file on the current drive and directory.  The 
       newly infected program will increase in length by 583 bytes with 
       the virus's code being located at the end of the infected program. 
       The program's date and time in the disk directory is not altered. 
       This virus does not do anything besides replicate. 

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