Threat Description

Scitzo

Details

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

Summary



Scitzo is a fast COM and EXE infector, infecting files when they are opened. It displays the text "I feel a little scitzo" to screen every now and then. The virus was found from Sweden in the end of August, 1994.

The virus contains the following encrypted text:

SCITZO - by "RED A", Lund, Sweden 1994

The same author has written the Manzon 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.








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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