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.
Disinfection & Removal
Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.
For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.
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