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.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
More scanning & removal options
More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.
You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.
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]