Obid Virus

 Virus Name:  Obid 
 Aliases:     Obid.555 
 V Status:    New 
 Discovered:  September, 1996 
 Symptoms:    .COM file growth 
 Origin:      Unknown 
 Eff Length:  555 Bytes 
 Type Code:   PNCK - Parasitic Non-Resident .COM Infector 
 Detection Method:  ChAV, NAV, NAVDX, AVTK 7.68+, ViruScan 2.54+, 
                    Innoc, NAV/N, AVTK/N 7.68+, NShld 2.33+ 
 Removal Instructions:  Delete infected files 
 General Comments: 
       The Obid virus was received in September, 1996.  Its origin or 
       point of isolation is unknown.  Obid is a non-resident, direct 
       action infector of .COM files, including COMMAND.COM. 
       When a program infected with the Obid virus is executed, this 
       virus will infect all of the .COM files located in the current 
       directory as well as the copy of COMMAND.COM located in the C: 
       drive root directory.  Infected programs will have a file length 
       increase of 555 bytes with the virus being located at the end 
       of the file.  The following text strings are visible within the 
       viral code: 
           "V mene obid,poguljay" 
           "Prijdesh zavtra ja vidpochivaju" 

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