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