Taguchi

Classification

Malware

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Taguchi

Summary

WM/Taguchi is a simple Word macro virus that activates when an infected document is closed.

At this point the virus infects the global template and all documents closed thereafter.

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Technical Details


Variant:Taguchi.A

WM/Taguchi.A activates its payload on February 2nd. Then it inserts the following text to the active document:

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The text is inserted over and over again until user presses "ESC" to abort.


Variant:Taguchi.B

WM/Taguchi.B is functionally identical with WM/Taguchi.A except this variant does not have a payload.


Variant:Taguchi.C

WM/Taguchi.C is a corrupted variant of WM/Taguchi.B. When an infected document is closed, the virus causes Word to display the following Visual Basic error message:

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