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Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Scotch


This is a simple non-resident infector of COM files. It beeps, displays the following texts and prompts for an answer every time an infected program is executed:

 Bravo,vous ˆtes la nouvelle victime du SCOTCH' virus!Donner un nombre entre 0 et 8 pour ex.cuter le programme demand.:D.sol.,j'avais choisi le nombre 6

Thus, this virus is likely not to spread very far. It was reported to be in the wild in Paris in November 1995.


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