Threat Description

Swlabs

Details

Aliases: Swlabs, Skam
Category: Malware
Type:
Platform: W32

Summary


WM/Swlabs is a very simple Word 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.

More

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Technical Details



Variant:Swlabs.A

When an infected document is opened, the virus infects the global template. After that it infects all opened documents.

Beside replication, the virus will remove "File/Templates" and "Tools/Macros" menu selections.


Variant:Swlabs.B (GreenBay)

This variant changes the subject of the document to:

Green Bay Packers -- Super Bowl XXXI Champions  

Additionally it infects all documents that are created and saved documents as well.


Variant:Swlabs.G (Skammy)

This variant doesn't do anything beside replicate.





Technical Details:Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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