Virus Name: Foxy
V Status: New
Discovered: July, 1995
Symptoms: .COM file growth; file date/time changes
Eff Length: 127 Bytes
Type Code: PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector
Detection Method: F-Prot, AVTK, VAlert, ViruScan, NAV, NAVDX, Sweep,
IBMAV, PCScan, ChAV,
AVTK/N, NShld, Sweep/N, NAV/N, IBMAV/N, Innoc
Removal Instructions: Delete infected files
The Foxy virus was received in July, 1995. Its origin or point of
isolation is unknown. Foxy is a non-resident, direct action .COM
infector. It doesn't appear to do anything besides replicate.
When a program infected with the Foxy virus is executed, this virus
will infect all of the .COM files located in the current directory.
Infected files will have a file length increase of 127 bytes with
the virus being located at the beginning of the file. The program's
date and time in the DOS disk directory listing will have been
updated to the current system date and time when infection occurred.
The following text string is visible within the viral code in all