Threat Description



Category: Malware
Platform: W32
Aliases: Daniel


For more information on macro viruses, see description of WordMacro/Concept.


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

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Technical Details

Daniel is a simple macro virus which adds this text as keywords and summary of infected documents, viewable from menu File/Properties/Comments:

Daniel_Stone         All information should be free.  

Do note that when F-Secure anti-virus products disinfect a document infected by Daniel, the above words will still be visible in the summary - even though the document is now clean and safe to be used.

Virus also contains this text in comments:

REM You've reached! Here is the virus. Enjoy.   REM This is the Word_Macro_Virus_Daniel_1F - Beta International Version.   REM Please Support the Virus Concept. Have a nice Day! (BR/US)  

Otherwise it just spreads.

Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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