Category: Malware

Type: -

Aliases: Dark, Darkside


This is a simple Word macro virus made in Peru. For more information on Word macro viruses, see the description of WordMacro/Concept.


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Technical Details

It might create a file called DARKSIDE.1 with the following contents:

 ATENCION: esta computadora ha sido infectada!.
DarkSide1 sin una computadora es como Billy The Kid sin un revolver
Virus DarkSide1 creado en la ciudad de Lima en enero de 1997.
-=] DarkSide1 Is a peruvian virus writer[=-