Virus Name: B&B
Aliases: Beavis & Butthead
V Status: Rare
Discovery: August, 1993
Symptoms: .COM file growth; file and program corruption;
programs may not function properly
Origin: United States
Eff Length: 716 Bytes
Type Code: PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector
Detection Method: ViruScan, AVTK, F-Prot, IBMAV, NAV, NAVDX, PCScan,
AVTK/N, NShld, IBMAV/N, NProt, NAV/N
Removal Instructions: Delete infected files
The B&B, or Beavis & Butthead, virus was submitted in August, 1993.
It is from the United States. This virus is a non-resident, direct
action infector of .COM programs, including COMMAND.COM.
When a program infected with the B&B virus is executed, this virus
will infect one .COM file in the current directory. Infected
programs will have a file length increase of 716 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 not be altered. The
following text strings are encrypted within the B&B viral code:
"Beavis & Butthead were here. Huhuh."
"Dude. check out the secret messages."
"This virus sucks."
"Huh Hnn Hnn Ahuh"
"It is unknown what this virus does besides replicate"
"Huh Huhhuh Huhhuh Huh"
"*.**Beavis & Butthead Virus, by Primal FuryA*.*"
The B&B virus will occassionally corrupt programs and data files,
including the hidden system files, by adding 41 bytes to the end
of the file. Contained within these 41 bytes will be the following
"Beavis & Butthead were here. Huhuh. "