Threat Description

Proteced

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W97M
Aliases: Proteced, Malaysia, Protected

Summary


W97M/Protected is a simple Word macro virus. The virus activates on the 30th of August. At this date, the virus will ask for a password. The correct password is "WM.MALAYSIA 1998".

Another password is asked if user tried to open the Tools/Macro menu. This password is "Bad Logic".



Removal


Automatic action

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