Dodgy is a simple boot sector virus. The only special thing about is that it is able to spread under both DOS and Windows 95.
When Dodgy activates it will display this text:
RAVage is wiping data! RP&muRPhy
After this the virus will overwrite most of data on the hard drive.
Dodgy has been reported to be in the wild during fall 1997.
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.
Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure