Threat Description

School_Suck

Details

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

Summary


School_Suck virus was found to be in the wild in Turku, Finland in late September 1994. It is a simple virus that infects only COM files in current directory. No encryption technique is used and the virus has the following text inside it:

   File is overwrited by SCHOOL SUCK! virus. Finnish quality!  

The virus is programmed to activate at the 17th day of any month, but this routine doesn't work because of a programming error.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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