Virus Name: Quicky
Aliases: Quicksilver, Quicky.1376
V Status: New
Discovered: July, 1995
Symptoms: .EXE file growth; TSR
Eff Length: 1,376 Bytes
Type Code: PRsE - Parasitic Resident .EXE Infector
Detection Method: F-Prot, AVTK, VAlert, ViruScan, Sweep, NAVDX, NAV,
NShld, Sweep/N, NAV/N, NProt, LProt, AVTK/N, IBMAV 2.41D+,
Removal Instructions: Delete infected files
The Quicky or Quicksilver virus was received in July, 1995. Its
origin or point of isolation is unknown. Quicky is a memory
resident infector of .EXE files. It does not infect files located
on the A: drive.
When the first Quicky infected program is executed, this virus will
become memory resident as a low system memory TSR of 1,664 bytes.
Interrupts 13 and 21 will be hooked by the virus in memory.
Once the Quicky virus is memory resident, it will infect .EXE files
on the system hard disk when they are executed. Infected files
will have a file length increase of 1,376 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:
This virus may interfer with the functionality of some versions of