Threat Description



Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: Sarampo


This virus was found from Portugal in April 1995. It stays resident and infects COM and EXE files. Sarampo activates on certain dates: at this time it will fill the screen with random garbage characters and display the following text:

Do you like this Screen Saver ?  I hope so.         Created by Sarampo virus.  


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.

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