Threat Description



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


Scitzo is a fast COM and EXE infector, infecting files when they are opened. It displays the text "I feel a little scitzo" to screen every now and then. The virus was found from Sweden in the end of August, 1994.

The virus contains the following encrypted text:

SCITZO - by "RED A", Lund, Sweden 1994  

The same author has written the Manzon virus.


Automatic action

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 Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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