The virus contains one text string: "DataLock version 1.00". It infects
all EXE files, but COM files are only infected if they are larger than
In addition to infecting files, the virus carries a non-destructive, but
highly annoying payload. When a file is opened with function 3DH, the
virus checks if the filename matches "*.?BF", which is in all likelihood
intended to match .DBF files (dBASE data files). If the name matches, the
virus produces a "Too many files open" error message, making the file
A bigger, "buggy" version.