Filedate 11-537 Virus

 Virus Name:  Filedate 11-537 
 V Status:    Rare 
 Discovered:  October, 1992 
 Symptoms:    .EXE file growth; file date/time changed to 8-17-88 2:08a 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  537 - 553 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNE - Parasitic Non-Resident .EXE Infector 
 Detection Method:  F-Prot, Sweep, IBMAV, NAV, ViruScan, 
                    AVTK, NAVDX, VAlert, PCScan, ChAV, 
                    LProt, NShld, Sweep/N, Innoc, NProt, AVTK/N, 
                    NAV/N, IBMAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Filedate 11-537 virus was submitted in October, 1992.  Its 
       origin or point of isolation is unknown.  Filedate 11-537 is a 
       non-resident, direct action infector of .EXE files. 
       When a program infected with the Filedate 11-537 virus is executed, 
       this virus will infect one .EXE program located in the current 
       directory.  Infected programs will have a file length increase of 
       537 to 553 bytes with the virus being located at the end of the 
       program.  The file's date and time in the DOS disk directory 
       listing will have been changed to 8-17-88 2:08a.  One text string 
       is encrypted within the viral code: 
       Filedate 11-537 doesn't appear to do anything besides replicate. 

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