Baph

Threat description

Details

CATEGORYMalware
TYPEVirus
OTHERResident, EXE-files, Boot sectors, MBR

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

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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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