Threat Description

Hubad

Details

Aliases:Hubad
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform:W97M

Summary



W97M/Hubad is a polymorphic Word 97 macro virus.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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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.



Technical Details




Variant:Hubad.A

When an infected document is opened or close, W97M/Hubad.A infects the global template. After that the virus infects all documents that are closed or opened. During infection it creates an temporary file, "c:\Hubad.dll".

The virus also hooks the "File/Print" menu. When the active document is printed from an infected system, the virus adds a picture of a woman to the end of the document.

W97M/Hubad.A also removes the "Tools/Macros" menu, and hooks "Tools/Macros/Visual Basic Editor" rendering it unusable.





Technical Details: Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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