Sze Virus

 Virus Name:  Sze 
 Aliases:     Sze.314 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovered:  January, 1995 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth; file date/time changes 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  314 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  F-Prot, AVTK, IBMAV, ViruScan, Sweep, NAV, NAVDX, 
                    VAlert, PCScan, ChAV, 
                    AVTK/N, IBMAV/N, NShld, Sweep/N, NAV/N, NProt, Innoc, 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Sze or Sze.314 virus was received in January, 1995.  Its origin 
       or point of isolation is unknown.  Sze is a non-resident, direct 
       action infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the Sze virus is executed, this virus 
       will infect all of the .COM files located in the current directory. 
       Infected .COM files will have a file length increase of 314 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 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 
       Sze infected programs: 
       The "Sze" text string will be located at the very end of all 
       infected files. 
       Known variant(s) of Sze are: 
       Sze.351: Also received in January, 1995, Sze.351 is a 351 byte 
            variant of the Sze virus.  It adds 351 bytes to the .COM files 
            it infects, the virus being located at the end of the file. 
            It contains the same text strings as the Sze virus described 
            Origin:  Unknown  January, 1995. 

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