Threat Description

Johnny

Details

Category: Malware
Platform: W32
Aliases: Johnny

Summary


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

WordMacro/Johnny consists of 6 macro files: FileSave, PresentV, PresentW, PresentZ, VGoJohnny and AutoOpen.

WordMacro/Johnny contains no harmful code.



Removal


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Technical Details



Variant:Johnny.B

This variant is modified to operate under the French version of Word as well.

WordMacro/Johnny contains this text:

Our devise - A copy of "Go Johnny Go" on every computer !         M.H., E.R.  

WordMacro/Johnny has been reported in the wild in several countries in early 1997.

There also exists a file virus called Johnny. It is quite rare.





Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure


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