Adolph Virus

 Virus Name:  Adolph 
 V Status:    Rare 
 Discovery:   May, 1991 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth 
 Origin:      Europe 
 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, 
                    NProt, IBMAV/N 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       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. 
       See:   V2P6 

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