Virus Name: Polish-376
V Status: Rare
Discovered: November, 1991
Symptoms: .COM file growth; file date/time change
Eff Length: 376 Bytes
Type Code: PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector
Detection Method: ViruScan, AVTK, Sweep, F-Prot, IBMAV, NAV,
NAVDX, VAlert, PCScan, ChAV,
NShld, LProt, Sweep/N, Innoc, NProt, AVTK/N,
Removal Instructions: Delete infected files
The Polish-376 virus originated in Poland and was submitted in
November, 1991. This virus is a non-resident, direct action
infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM.
When a program infected with Polish-376 is executed, the virus will
infect all .COM files located in the current directory. If
COMMAND.COM resides in this directory, it will become infected as
Polish-376 infected programs will have a file length increase of
376 bytes with the virus being located at the end of the file.
The file's date and time in the DOS disk directory will have been
updated to the current system date and time when infection
Polish-376 does not appear to do anything besides replicate.