Threat Description

Munch

Details

Aliases: Munch
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary


WM/Munch is a simple Word macro virus.

Beside replication, the virus has a payload that activates either in every month's 9th day or every day in September depending on the date format settings selected in the Control Panel. It is also possible that the payload does not activate at all in some configurations.

However, when the payload activates, the virus shows only the following text in the status line:

Whose turn is it to get the munchies in?  


Removal


Automatic action

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

More

Detailed instructions for F-Secure security products are available in the documentation found in the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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







Technical Details:Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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