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


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: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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