Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Platform: W97M

Aliases: Footnote

Summary


This is a simple Word macro virus.

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Technical Details



Variant:Footer.A

While spreading, Footer.A creates these two files:

c:\footprint.$$$
 c:\footprint.$$1

The virus activates by overwriting the footer area in opened documents.

W97M/Footer was found in the wild in February 1999.


Variant:Footer.S

This is a minor variant of Footer.A that is functionally identical with it.