Threat Description

Hope

Details

Aliases: Hope, NoHope
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W97M

Summary



W97M/Hope is a simple Word class infector.



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




Variant:Hope.A

When an infected document is opened, W97M/Hope.A disables the macro virus protection. It also removes both "Tools/Macros" and "Tools/Options..." menus.

Then the virus infects the global template and all documents opened or closed thereafter.





Technical Details: Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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