Small EXE Virus
Virus Name: Small EXE
V Status: Rare
Discovered: November, 1992
Symptoms: .EXE file growth
Eff Length: 349 Bytes
Type Code: PNE - Parasitic Non-Resident .EXE Infector
Detection Method: AVTK, F-Prot, ViruScan, Sweep, IBMAV,
NAV, NAVDX, VAlert, PCScan,
NShld, Sweep/N, AVTK/N, LProt, NAV/N, IBMAV/N, NProt
Removal Instructions: Delete infected files
The Small EXE virus was received from England in November, 1992.
Small EXE is a non-resident, direct action infector of .EXE programs.
It doesn't appear to do anything besides replicate.
When a program infected with the Small EXE virus is executed, this
virus will infect one .EXE program located in the current directory.
Infected programs will have a file length increase of 349 bytes with
the virus being located at the end of the file. The program's date
and time will not be altered. The following text string can be
found within the viral code in all Small EXE infected programs:
"*.exe [SmallEXE] Apache Warrior."