Talon

Classification

Malware

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Talon

Summary

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

The WordMacro/Talon.A virus consists of the following macros: AOB, Deed, FSAB, Info, AutoOpen and ToolsMacro.

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Technical Details

Talon.A triggers on June 18th, displaying message boxes like this:

Your System Is Infected With The Macro Virus Talon #1!
 This Macro Virus Was Brought To You By: TALON 1997

Also, the virus changes the Tools/Macro menu to display:

This Option Is Not Available,
 Please Insert The MS-Office CD
 And Install The Help Files To Continue

Variant:Talon.B

This variant triggers on the 27th day of any month. At this date it encrypts all saved documents with the password "talon".

It also displays these messages:

Your document Has Just been Been Saved,

I Hope You Know The Password!!!

Brought To You By Talon 1997

Tools/Macro menu now displays:

This Option Is Not Available,
 Please Install The Help Files To Continue

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