Raver Virus

 Virus Name:  Raver 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovery:   January, 1995 
 Symptoms:    .EXE file growth 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  449 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNE - Parasitic Non-Resident .EXE Infector 
 Detection Method:  F-Prot, AVTK, IBMAV, ViruScan, Sweep, NAV, NAVDX, 
                    VAlert, PCScan, ChAV, 
                    AVTK/N, IBMAV/N, NShld, Sweep/N, NAV/N, LProt, Innoc 4.0+ 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Raver virus was received in January, 1995.  Its origin or point 
       of isolation is unknown.  Raver is a non-resident, direct action 
       infector of .EXE files. 
       When the first Raver infected program is executed, this virus will 
       infect all of the .EXE files located in the current directory. 
       Infected files will have a file length increase of 449 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 string is encrypted within the viral code in all 
       infected programs: 
               ".. *.exe DOOM! (c) '93 Raver/Immortal Riot" 
       It is unknown what the Raver virus does besides replicate. 

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