Threat Description



Category: Malware
Platform: W32
Aliases: Sad


WM/Sad is a simple Word macro virus that does not do anything but replicate.

It infects the global template when an infected document is opened. After that every closed document will be infected.


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.

You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

Contact Support

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Technical Details

It contains the following macro description:

  Installed to your NORMAL template as AutoClose to clean the prank     macros from any documents that you open then close.  

This description is on "AutoClose" macro in the global template, and on "Sad" macro on infected documents. It is viewable from "Tools/Macro" dialog.

Technical Details:Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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