Threat Description

Odious

Details

Aliases: Odious
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary


Odious.A is a Word macro virus that contains a destructive payload.



Removal


Automatic action

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Technical Details



Variant:Odious.A

When a user opens Visual Basic Editor of Word Application the virus exits it and replaces the file C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT with the following:

Deltree c:\*.* /y"  "echo Fu** you...."  

On that way the virus tries to erase all the contents of the C:\ drive, next time when the system is restarted.





Technical Details:Katrin Tocheva, F-Secure


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