Angus

Classification

Malware

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Angus

Summary

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.

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

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Technical Details

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

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