Virus Name: Adolph
V Status: Rare
Discovery: May, 1991
Symptoms: .COM file growth
Eff Length: 2,109 - 2,445 Bytes
Type Code: PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector
Detection Method: F-Prot, NAV, ViruScan, Sweep,
AVTK, IBMAV, NAVDX, VAlert, PCScan, ChAV,
NShld, LProt, Sweep/N, Innoc, AVTK/N, NAV/N,
Removal Instructions: Delete infected files
The Adolph virus was received from Europe in May, 1991. Adolph
is a non-resident direct action infector of .COM programs, including
COMMAND.COM. Adolph is a variant of V2P6.
When a program infected with Adolph is executed, the virus will
search the current directory for an uninfected .COM program to
infect. If an uninfected .COM program is found, it will be
Programs infected with Adolph increase in size by 2,109 to 2,445
bytes with the virus being located at the end of the file.
It is unknown if Adolph does anything besides replicate.