Threat Description



Category: Malware
Platform: W32
Aliases: Munch


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?  


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

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

Contact Support

For further assistance, F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.

Technical Details:Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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