Httm Virus

 Virus Name:  Httm 
 Aliases:     Httm.241 
 V Status:    Viron 
 Discovered:  August, 1996 
 Symptoms:    .COM file corruption; programs fail to execute properly; 
              file date/time changes; graphic displayed 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  241 Bytes OW 
 Type Code:   ONCK - Non-Resident Overwriting .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  ChAV, AVTK, ViruScan, NAV, NAVDX, 
                    Innoc, AVTK/N, NAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Httm virus was received in August, 1996.  Its origin or point 
       of isolation in unknown.  Httm is a non-resident overwriting 
       virus which infects .COM files, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the Httm virus is executed, this 
       virus will infect all of the .COM files in the current directory, 
       as well as display a graphic of a huge orange "V" with a background 
       of red and white bars on the system display. 
       Programs infected with the Httm virus will have the first 241 bytes 
       of the host program overwritten by the viral code, thus permanently 
       corrupting them.  The file'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: 
       Programs infected with this virus are permanently corrupted and 
       must be deleted and replaced with uninfected backup copies. 

Show viruses from discovered during that infect .

Main Page