Threat Description

Swlabs

Details

Aliases:Swlabs, Skam
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary



WM/Swlabs is a very simple Word macro virus.



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




Variant:Swlabs.A

When an infected document is opened, the virus infects the global template. After that it infects all opened documents.

Beside replication, the virus will remove "File/Templates" and "Tools/Macros" menu selections.


Variant:Swlabs.B (GreenBay)

This variant changes the subject of the document to:

Green Bay Packers -- Super Bowl XXXI Champions

Additionally it infects all documents that are created and saved documents as well.


Variant:Swlabs.G (Skammy)

This variant doesn't do anything beside replicate.





Technical Details: Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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