Silly Virus

 Virus Name:  Silly 
 Aliases:     200, V200 
 V Status:    Rare 
 Discovered:  May, 1991 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth; file date/time changes 
 Origin:      Europe 
 Eff Length:  200 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  F-Prot, ViruScan, Sweep, AVTK, NAV, IBMAV, 
                    NAVDX, VAlert, PCScan, ChAV, 
                    NShld, LProt, Sweep/N, Innoc, NProt, AVTK/N, 
                    NAV/N, IBMAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Silly virus was received from Europe in May, 1991.  It is a 
       non-resident direct action infector of .COM programs, including 
       When a program infected with Silly is executed, the virus will 
       search the current directory on drive C:, and infect all .COM 
       programs found. 
       Infected programs will have a file length increase of 200 bytes, 
       the virus will be located at the beginning of the file.  The 
       program's date and time in the disk directory will not be 
       The Silly virus does not do anything besides replicate. 
       See:   Amstrad   Hell   Pixel   Silly-365 

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