Threat Description

Armagid

Details

Aliases: Armagid
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W97M

Summary



W97M/Armagid.A is a Word 97 macro virus. If the date is May 8th it will try to change the Windows cursor with a red cross. To do this Armagid drops a file help.scr, uses the debugger and creates a cursor file. The virus also uses a temporary file armagidon.bas where it saves part of its code.



Removal



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Description Created: Analysis: Katrin Tocheva, F-secure


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