Threat Description

Sarampo

Details

Aliases:Sarampo
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



This virus was found from Portugal in April 1995. It stays resident and infects COM and EXE files. Sarampo activates on certain dates: at this time it will fill the screen with random garbage characters and display the following text:

Do you like this Screen Saver ?  I hope so.
  Created by Sarampo virus.


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.



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