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Thread: WM97/Opey-BG

  1. #1
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    Dec 2002


    Another macro file infector Even though there be one reporting from the wild of the virii it's a seemly complex macro, with several different payloads and can even password protect doc's
    read it here

    if infected it will be very noticable

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    The Doctor Und3ertak3r's Avatar
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    Apr 2002
    Discovered on: April 10, 2002
    Last Updated on: April 10, 2002 10:09:15 AM

    W97M.Opey.AZ is a variant of W97M.Opey.A, which infects Microsoft Word documents and templates.

    Also Known As: Macro.Word97.Opey.ay, W97M/Opey.AZ
    Oldie but a beauty.. Information on it's varients go back to 2000 .. wow.. not to mention recent variants..

    For most of the older varients anyone who gets it now deserves it.. like those who still get Hybris, or magjistr ..

    All computer users should employ safe computing practices, including:

    Keeping your Virus Definitions updated.
    Installing Norton AntiVirus program updates, when available.
    Deleting suspicious looking emails.
    You may also scan your PC for threats now,
    It only take a nice variation on the code and the current def's are up the creek..

    Thanks for the reminder Phaza7

    "Consumer technology now exceeds the average persons ability to comprehend how to use it..give up hope of them being able to understand how it works." - Me http://www.cybercrypt.co.nr

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