Zol Virus

 Virus Name:  Zol 
 Aliases:     Zol.316 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovered:  September, 1996 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth; file date/time change 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  316 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  ChAV, ViruScan, NAV, NAVDX, AVTK 7.68+, 
                    Innoc, NAV/N, NShld, AVTK/N 7.68+ 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Zol virus was received in September, 1996.  Its origin or point 
       of isolation is unknown.  Zol is a non-resident, direct action 
       infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the Zol virus is executed, this virus 
       will infect all of the .COM files located in the current directory. 
       Infected programs will have a file length increase of 316 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 
       changed to "08-00-90 12:15a".  The following text string is encrypted 
       within the viral code: 

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