Threat Description

Steak

Details

Aliases: Steak
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W97M

Summary



W97M/Steak is a Word 97 macro virus.



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




Variant:Steak.A

When an infected document is closed, W97M/Steak.A infects the global template. While infecting, it creates two temporary files to the root of the "C:" drive.First file, "A1.sys", is used to infect the active document while the another, "A1.inf", is used to infect the global template.After the global template has been infected, the virus infects all opened documents.





Technical Details: Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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