Billboard 1.0 Virus

 Virus Name:  Billboard 1.0 
 V Status:    Rare 
 Discovery:   July, 1993 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth; file date/time seconds = "00"; message 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  835 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  ViruScan, F-Prot, IBMAV, AVTK, Sweep, NAV, 
                    NAVDX, VAlert, PCScan, ChAV, 
                    NShld, NProt, Sweep/N, IBMAV/N, AVTK/N, NAV/N, LProt, 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Billboard 1.0 virus was received in July, 1993.  Though the 
       virus claims to be from Australia, its origin or point of isolation 
       is unknown.  Billboard 1.0 is a non-resident, direct action infector 
       of .COM programs, including COMMAND.COM.  It does not infect very 
       small .COM programs. 
       When a program infected with the Billboard 1.0 virus is executed, 
       this virus will infect all of the .COM files located in the current 
       directory which are larger than approximately 3K.  Infected programs 
       will have a file length increase of 835 bytes with the virus being 
       located at the beginning of the file.  The program's time in the 
       DOS disk directory listing may disappear as the virus sets the 
       seconds field in the file date and time to "00".  The following text 
       strings are encrypted within the Billboard 1.0 viral code: 
         "Billboard 1.0, (c)1993 Slīīzī [Nuke]." 
         "Jeff K. - You are a lying prick, just like all politicians" 
         "Patty   - This was written from the ground up, in Australia" 
         "Alan    - You are wasting your time chasing Rock Steady" 
         "Frisk   - Pull your head out of your ass [NuKE] is way ahead 
          of you AV wankers" 
         "Johnny  - Scan is just too lame to worry about ha ha" 
       The Billboard 1.0 virus contains code to display the above text as 
       a message. 

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