Threat Description



Category: Malware
Platform: W32
Aliases: Perfume, G-Virus, Sorry


This virus will sometimes ask the user a question and not run the infected file unless the answer is "4711", which is the name of a perfume. In the most common variant of the virus the question has been overwritten with garbage. An earlier variant, 731 bytes long is also known.


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.


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