Threat Description

Baph

Details

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

Summary


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.



Removal


Automatic action

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.

Contact Support

For further assistance, F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.



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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