W97M/Rendra is Word 97 macro virus.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
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When an infected document is opened, W97M/Rendra.A disables the macro virus protection and infects the global template.
After that every document that is closed will be infected.
When a new document is created, the virus inserts the following large green text to it:
Microsoft vous souhaite la bienvenue !!!
The virus also adds the following green text to the active document when it is closed:
Further, the virus shows a message box with the following text after September, 15th:
Merci d'avoir utilis ce bel outil qu'est M.S.WORDS !!! Bill GATES vous le rendra
Technical Details:Katrin Tocheva and Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure