Threat Description

Jedi

Details

Aliases:Jedi, Jedi_Magic
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



This Word 97 virus contains two functions (AutoOpen and AutoExit) a in single module called Jedi_Magic. While infecting the global macros area the virus resets these system variables:

UserName = "O.B.1. Canobi"
  UserInitials = "OBC"
  UserAddress = "BOOGZI BARBERS ... Food Buster!!!"


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



The virus detects already infected documents by the checking for the "Force" variable in which it saves the text: "567374-Joseph.A.D.G.". On exiting Word the virus resets its module's attributes:

VB_Description="Macro created 03/12/98 by Membership & Registry Division"
  VB_ProcData.VB_Invoke_Func = "Normal.Jedi_Magic.AutoExit"

[Eugene Kaspersky]






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