Ahav Virus

 Virus Name:  Ahav 
 Aliases:     Ahav.377 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovery:   January, 1996 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  377 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method: IBMAV, NAV, NAVDX, F-Prot, AVTK, ViruScan, ChAV, 
                   IBMAV/N, NAV/N, AVTK/N, NShld, Innoc 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Ahav virus was received in January, 1996.  Its origin or point 
       of isolation is unknown.  Ahav is a non-resident, direct action 
       infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the Ahav virus is executed, this virus 
       will infect one .COM file located in the current directory.  Infected 
       files will have a file length increase of 377 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 strings are encrypted within the viral code: 
           "[AHaV] Gothmog/DHA *.COM" 

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