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.
Depending on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the suspect file, or ask you for a desired action.
More scanning & removal options
More information on the scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.
You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.
Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure