Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Platform: W97M

Aliases: Rendra, Chiao


W97M/Rendra is Word 97 macro virus.


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Technical Details


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