The Click Virus

 Virus Name:  The Click 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovered:  July, 1994 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth; file time = "2:24a"; 
              "Click" sound emitted when program executed 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  291 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  IBMAV, AVTK, ViruScan, Sweep, F-Prot, NAV, 
                    NAVDX, VAlert, 
                    Sweep/N, NShld, IBMAV/N, AVTK/N, NProt, NAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The The Click virus was received in July, 1994.  Its origin or point 
       of isolation is unknown.  This virus is a non-resident, direct action 
       .COM file infector.  It can also infect COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with The Click virus is executed, this virus 
       will infect one .COM file located in the current directory.  Infected 
       programs will have a file length increase of 291 bytes with the virus 
       being located at the end of the file.  The program's date in the DOS 
       disk directory listing will not be altered, but the time field will 
       have been set to "2:24a".  The following text strings are visibile 
       within the viral code in all infected programs: 
               "The Click" 
       Execution of infected programs will result in a click-type sound 
       being emitted on the system speaker. 

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