Scotch

Threat description

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary

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 Λ†tes 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.



Removal

Automatic action

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.

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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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