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 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 may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



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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