Threat Description

Baph

Details

Aliases:Baph, Baph, TD
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This is a multipartite virus, infecting DOS executables and floppy and hard disk boot sectors. It operates correctly under Windows 95, unlike most other multipartite viruses.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



Baph was found in the wild in October 1998. It contains this text string (which is never displayed):

  - $BAPHOMETH$' v1 ~CAD! /AVM /CB -

[Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure]






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