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 action

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

More

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



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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