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 Disinfection

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

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








Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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