Threat Description

Rapi

Details

Aliases: Rapi
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



For more information macro viruses, see the description of WordMacro/Concept.

Rapi is a Word macro virus consisting of several macros: AUTOOPEN, RPAE, RPFS, RPFSA, RPFO, RPTC, RPTM, RPAO, FILESAVE, RPFS, FILESAVEAS, FILEOPEN, TOOLSCUSTOMIZE, TOOLSMACRO.



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



Rapi can generate different forms of itself, se all of the above macros are not necessarily always present in infected files.

Rapi hooks the Tools/Macro and Tools/Customize menus. If they are accessed, the virus spreads further and displays a messagebox like this:

Err@#*(C)
         Fail on step 29296
         OK

Sometimes the virus also activates when File/Open menu is accessed. At this time it can display a messagebox like this:

@Rapi.Kom
         Thank's for joining with us !
         OK

Sometimes the virus drop a text file called C:\BACALAH.TXT. This file contains this text:

Assalamualaikum . . ., maaf @Rapi.Kom . . .

Rapi might be related to the CAP virus. Rapi has been reported to be in the wild internationally.





Description Created: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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