Razer

Classification

Malware

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Razer

Summary

This is a simple Word macro virus.

It creates the following macros to NORMAL.DOT: AutoOpen, WordSystem, WinUpdate, FileSave and FileSaveAs - unless the user is running Portuguese version of Word. In that case, the last two macros are replaced by FicheiroGuardar and FicheiroGuardarComo.

Removal

Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.

Suspect a file is incorrectly detected (a False Positive)?

A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:

  • Check for the latest database updates

    First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest detection database updates, then try scanning the file again.

  • Submit a sample

    After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.

    NOTE If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.

  • Exclude a file from further scanning

    If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.

    Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.

Find out more

Knowledge Base

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User Guide

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Contact Support

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Submit a sample

Submit a file or URL for further analysis.

Technical Details

When the virus infects a machine for the first time, it attempts to display a dialog box with these texts:

MoRTaLs aRe UnaBLe To HanDLe THe PoWeR ! ! !
 GOD LIVES IN HELL...

When 100 files have been opened after infection, the virus tries to delete the current command interpreter. This would prevent the machine from booting.

WM/Razer.A was reported to be in the wild in UK in early 1998.

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