Rangel Virus

 Virus Name:  Rangel 
 Aliases:     Rangel.5000 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovery:   July, 1995 
 Symptoms:    .EXE file growth; file date/time seconds = "18" 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  5,000 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNE - Parasitic Non-Resident .EXE Infector 
 Detection Method: VAlert, AVTK, ViruScan, F-Prot, IBMAV, ChAV, NAV, NAVDX, 
                   NShld, AVTK/N, NProt, IBMAV/N, NAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Rangel or Rangel.5000 virus was received in July, 1995.  Its 
       origin or point of isolation is unknown.  Rangel is a non-resident 
       direct action infector of .EXE files. 
       When a program infected with the Rangel virus is executed, this 
       virus will infect one .EXE file located in the current directory. 
       Programs infected with the Rangel virus will have a file length 
       increase of 5,000 bytes with the virus being located at the the 
       beginning of the file.  The program's date and time in the DOS disk 
       directory listing will not appear to be altered, though the seconds 
       field will have been set to "18".  The following text string is 
       visible within the viral code in all infected files: 
           "(C) RANGEL" 

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