FSN Virus

 Virus Name:  FSN 
 Aliases:     FSN.1279.B 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovered:  January, 1997 
 Symptoms:    .COM growth growth; file date/time changes; 
              message displayed 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  1,279 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  AVTK, NAV, NAVDX, ViruScan 3.02+, 
                    AVTK/N, NAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The FSN or FSN.1279.B virus was received in January, 1997.  Its 
       origin or point of isolation is unknown.  FSN is a non-resident, 
       direct action infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the FSN virus is executed, this virus 
       will attempt to infect all of the .COM files located in the current 
       directory of the A:, B:, and C: drives.  It will also at this time 
       display the following message on the system display: 
           "Have you voted F.S.N.? 
            Well, you can fuck it now ..." 
       Programs infected with the FSN virus will have a file length increase 
       of 1,279 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 
       have been updated to the current system date and time when infection 
       occurred.  The following text strings are visible within the viral 
           "*.COM FSN" 

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