Sveta Virus

 Virus Name:  Sveta 
 Aliases:     Sveta.309 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovered:  July, 1995 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth; file date/time changes 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  309 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  F-Prot, AVTK, VAlert, NAV, NAVDX, Sweep, ViruScan, 
                    IBMAV, PCScan, ChAV, 
                    AVTK/N, Sweep/N, NShld, NAV/N, IBMAV/N, Innoc 4.0+ 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected programs 
 General Comments: 
       The Sveta virus was received in July, 1995.  Its origin or point of 
       isolation is unknown.  Sveta is a non-resident, direct action 
       infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the Sveta virus is executed, this 
       virus will infect all of the previously uninfected .COM files in 
       the current directory.  Infected programs will have a file length 
       increase of 309 bytes with the virus being located at the beginning 
       of the file.  The program's date and time in the DOS disk directory 
       listing will have been updated to the current system date and time 
       when infection occurred.  The following text strings are visible 
       within the viral code in all infected files: 

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