Threat Description



Aliases: Baph, Baph, TD
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32


This is a multipartite virus, infecting DOS executables and floppy and hard disk boot sectors. It operates correctly under Windows 95, unlike most other multipartite viruses.


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.


Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for further assistance.

Technical Details

Baph was found in the wild in October 1998. It contains this text string (which is never displayed):

         - $BAPHOMETH$' v1 ~CAD! /AVM /CB -  

[Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure]


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