Threat Description

Rendra

Details

Aliases: Rendra, Chiao
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W97M

Summary


W97M/Rendra is Word 97 macro virus.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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Technical Details



Variant:Rendra.A

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:

  Ciao!!!  

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


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