Virus.DOS.A2Space

Detect Date 01/11/2002
Class Virus
Platform DOS
Description

This is not dangerous memory resident parasitic virus. While installing into the system memory it infects the C:COMMAND.COM and COMMAND.COM files. Then it hooks INT 17h, 21h and writes itself to the end of COM and EXE files that are executed. In July on Tuesdays and Thursdays the virus replaces ‘A’ and ‘a’ characters with the space while printing. The virus contains the text string:

C:COMMAND.COM