Threat Description

Dark

Details

Aliases: Dark, Darkside
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



This is a simple Word macro virus made in Peru. For more information on Word macro viruses, see the description of WordMacro/Concept.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.



Technical Details



It might create a file called DARKSIDE.1 with the following contents:

     ATENCION: esta computadora ha sido infectada!.
       DarkSide1 sin una computadora es como Billy The Kid sin un revolver
       Virus DarkSide1 creado en la ciudad de Lima en enero de 1997.
       -=] DarkSide1 Is a peruvian virus writer[=-





Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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