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 Disinfection

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

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Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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