Congrats Virus

 Virus Name:  Congrats 
 Aliases:     Congrats.918 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovery:   February, 1995 
 Symptoms:    .EXE file growth 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  918 - 932 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNE - Parasitic Non-Resident .EXE Infector 
 Detection Method:  F-Prot, AVTK, Sweep, IBMAV, ViruScan, VAlert, 
                    NAV, NAVDX, ChAV, 
                    Sweep/N, AVTK/N, IBMAV/N, NAV/N, NProt, NShld, 
                    Innoc 4.0+ 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Congrats virus was received in February, 1995.  Its origin or 
       point of isolation is unknown.  Congrats is a non-resident, direct 
       action infector of .EXE files.  It does not infect very small .EXE 
       When a program infected with the Congrats virus is executed, this 
       virus will infect one .EXE file located in the current directory. 
       Programs infected with the Congrats virus will have a file length 
       increase of 918 to 932 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 string 
       is encrypted within the viral code: 
               "Congratulations, you have a virus" 

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