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WordMacro/Polite is a simple macro virus which asks user every time whether it should infect files or not. When files are saved, the virus displays a question:
Shall I infect the file ?
When files are closed, Polite displays a dialog like this:
Activization I am alive! OK
Otherwise the virus just replicates.
Polite is not common, but the Trend antivirus from Taiwan (also resold as Intel Lanprotect and PC-Cillin) has had several false alarms with it.
Description Details: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure