Mr Virus Virus

 Virus Name:  Mr Virus 
 V Status:    Rare 
 Discovered:  November, 1992 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth 
 Origin:      Italy 
 Eff Length:  508 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  ViruScan, AVTK, F-Prot, Sweep, IBMAV, 
                    NAV, NAVDX, VAlert, PCScan, ChAV, 
                    NShld, Sweep/N, NProt, AVTK/N, NAV/N, IBMAV/N, Innoc, 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Mr Virus virus was submitted from Italy in November, 1992.  Mr 
       Virus is a non-resident, direct action infector of .COM programs, 
       including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the Mr Virus virus is executed, this 
       virus will infect one .COM program located in the current directory. 
       If COMMAND.COM is located in this directory, it may become infected. 
       Programs infected with the Mr Virus virus will have a file length 
       increase of 508 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 can be found within 
       the viral code in all Mr Virus infected programs: 
               "Mr.Virus Ver. 1.10" 
       It is unknown what Mr. Virus does besides replicate. 

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