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


Automatic action

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

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.








Description Created: Analysis: Katrin Tocheva, F-secure


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