Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W97M
Aliases: Myna


W97M/Myna is a simple Word 97 macro virus.


Automatic action

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


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Technical Details


W97M/Myna.C infects the global template when an infected document is opened or created.

The virus uses a string "MYNAMEISVIRUS" as an infection marker, thus the name.

It does not do anything else but replication.

Technical Details:Katrin Tocheva and Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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