Threat Description

School_Suck

Details

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

Summary



School_Suck virus was found to be in the wild in Turku, Finland in late September 1994. It is a simple virus that infects only COM files in current directory. No encryption technique is used and the virus has the following text inside it:

File is overwrited by SCHOOL SUCK! virus. Finnish quality!

The virus is programmed to activate at the 17th day of any month, but this routine doesn't work because of a programming error.



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.








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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