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 Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.



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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