Threat Description

Buero

Details

Aliases: Buero
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



This is a German-only macro virus, which was found in August 1996. It consist of two macros (Dateisprechen and Bueroneu) and replicates only under German versions of Word.Buero deletes DOC files and renames C:\IO.SYS to C:\IIO.SYS (making the machine unbootable) after 15th of August, 1996.Buero was found in the wild in Germany in August 1996.



Removal



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Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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