Galeocerdo Virus

 Virus Name:  Galeocerdo 
 Aliases:     Galeocerdo.600 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovered:  January, 1996 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  600 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  IBMAV, ViruScan, NAV, F-Prot, NAVDX, AVTK, PCScan, 
                    IBMAV/N, NShld, NAV/N, AVTK/N, Innoc 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Galeocerdo or Galeocerdo.600 virus was received in January, 1996. 
       Its origin or point of isolation is unknown.  Galeocerdo is a non- 
       resident, direct action infector of .COM files, including 
       When a program infected with the Galeocerdo virus is executed, this 
       virus will infect one .COM file located in the current directory. 
       Programs infected with the Galeocerdo virus will have a file length 
       increase of 600 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 visible 
       within the viral code: 
           "Victim of Galeocerdo cuvieri" 

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