Threat Description

Turn

Details

Aliases:Turn, FlipCode
Category:Malware
Type:Virus
Platform:W97M

Summary



W97M/Turn is a Word 97 class infector.

When an infected document is opened, the virus infects the global template. After this has been done, it infects every document that is closed.

It replaces the "Tools\Macros\Visual Basic Editor" menu with a message box:

  The Visual Basic environment could not be initialized.
 Please run setup to install it correctly.



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.








Description Created: Analysis: Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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