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.
Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the detected program or file, or ask you for a desired action.
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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]