Billy Virus

 Virus Name:  Billy 
 Aliases:     Billy.836 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovery:   January, 1996 
 Symptoms:    .EXE file growth 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  836 - 853 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNE - Parasitic Non-Resident .EXE Infector 
 Detection Method:  F-Prot, AVTK, IBMAV, ViruScan, 
                    NAV, NAVDX, ChAV, 
                    Innoc, NProt, AVTK/N, IBMAV/N, NShld, NAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Billy virus was received in January, 1996.  Its origin or point 
       of isolation is unknown.  Billy is a non-resident, direct action 
       infector of .EXE files. 
       When a program infected with the Billy virus is executed, this 
       virus will infect up to five .EXE files located in the current 
       directory.  Infected programs will have a file length increase of 
       836 to 853 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 
       visible within the viral code: 
           "Hi folks, I'm the Billy Ray Virus and I'm here to sing my 
            number one" 
           "smash hit, Achey Breaky Hard Disk." 
       It is unknown what Billy may do besides replicate. 

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