Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Platform: W97M

Aliases: Armagid

Summary


W97M/Armagid.A is a Word 97 macro virus. If the date is May 8th it will try to change the Windows cursor with a red cross. To do this Armagid drops a file help.scr, uses the debugger and creates a cursor file. The virus also uses a temporary file armagidon.bas where it saves part of its code.

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