Virus Name: ShineAway
V Status: New
Discovered: January, 1996
Symptoms: .EXE file growth
Eff Length: 620 Bytes
Type Code: PNE - Parasitic Non-Resident .EXE Infector
Detection Method: ChAV, F-Prot, AVTK, IBMAV, ViruScan, NAV, NAVDX, PCScan,
Innoc, AVTK/N, IBMAV/N, NShld, NAV/N
Removal Instructions: Delete infected files
The ShineAway virus was recieved in January, 1996, and appears to
be from Sweden. It is a non-resident, direct action infector of
When a program infected with the ShineAway virus is executed, this
virus will infect one .EXE file located in the current directory.
Infected files will have a file length increase of 620 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:
"Eternal love, is like heaven,"
"sometimes like eternal rain,"
"sadness, deep inside pain !"
".oO 1995 by CoKe Oo.$Made in Luxembourg 1995"