Virus Name: DvD
V Status: New
Discovered: December, 1996
Symptoms: .COM file growth
Eff Length: 455 Bytes
Type Code: PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector
Detection Method: NAV, NAVDX, PCScan, AVTK, ViruScan,
NAV/N, AVTK/N, NShld
Removal Instructions: Delete infected files
The DvD or DvD.455 virus was received in December, 1996. Its origin
or point of isolation is unknown. This virus is a non-resident,
direct action infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM.
When a program infected with the DvD virus is executed, this virus
will infect up to three .COM files located in the current directory.
Infected programs will have a file length increase of 455 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:
".. *.* *.COM"