Strezz

Threat description

Details

Summary

For more information on Word macro viruses, see WordMacro/Concept.



Removal

Automatic action

Depending on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the suspect file, or ask you for a desired action.

More scanning & removal options

More information on the scanning and removal options available in your F-Secure product can be found in the Help Center.

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

Contact Support

F-Secure customers can request support online via the Request support or the Chat forms on our Home - Global site.

Technical Details

The WordMacro/Strezz virus consist of three encrypted macros: AutoOpen, FilePrint and FileSaveAs. Each of them contains the following comments:

Virus  : STREZZ.WinWord         Author : Dark Love & Lady Love  

When the virus infects the global template, it removes the following menus from Word, making it impossible to view the macros of the virus:

File/Templates         File/---------         File/Macro         View/Toolbars         Tools/Macro         Tools/Customize         Format/Style  

Strezz activates when files are printed. At this time it removes the Edit/Undo menu and prints the following text before the original document:

STRESS '97         Special for my love by         The Free Hackers         Viroright (C) 1997 Internation Virus Research         If you have bugs, please call me and don't stress for it!         I will back laler!  

The above extra lines can easily go undetected by the user if he's using a fax driver to fax the document directly from Word.However, after the printing (or faxing) has finished, the virus displays the following text:

You are STREZZ now, I'm sorry for it!         [IVR] - Internation Virus Research  

Submit a Sample

Suspect a file or URL was wrongly detected?
Send it to our Labs for further analysis

Submit a Sample

Give And Get Advice

Give advice. Get advice. Share the knowledge on our free discussion forum.

More Info