Threat description


Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32
Aliases: WM, WordMacro, WinWord, Word.Macro, Macro.Word


WM ("WordMacro") is a family name for all Word Macro viruses. For example, if you're looking for the description of "WM/CAP", "Word.Macro.CAP" or "WordMacro/CAP" virus, see the description of "CAP".

See the description of Concept (first macro virus) for more info on Word Macro viruses.


Automatic action

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


More information on 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.

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Technical Details


Word97Macro, WM97, W97M, Macro.Word97

W97M ("Word97Macro") is a family name of viruses that replicate on Word 97.


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