Threat Description

Angus

Details

Aliases: Angus
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary


For background information on Word macro viruses, see the description of the WordMacro/Concept virus.

This is a complex Word macro virus. It activates on the 23rd of October. At this date it encrypts accessed Word documents with a random password.

It also might insert the following texts to documents:

NAENBGOURSG         Hello from GREECE.  

On 24th of October the virus creates a file called PCGURU4.BAT to the current directory. This file contains the following lines:

   @echo off      Rem PcGuru4 virus by NAENBGOURSG      Rem Golden Version 4.3      type PcGuru4.bat >> PcGuru4.bat      The virus also contains the following text:      'by NAENBGOURSG      'SO.HT.AI.KS      '231076 -- GREECE      'VRD 23-4-1997      'VRP A.U.A  


Removal


Automatic action

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

More

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Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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