Threat description



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.


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Technical Details


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.

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