Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

W97M/Ded.B

W97M/Ded.B is a macro virus operating in the Microsoft Word 97 environments. It attacks active documents and the global template normal.dot. It contains just one macro with the name SWLABS99.
Upon opening the infected document the virus W97M/Ded.B disables the anti-virus protection. Then it attacks the global template normal.dot and the active document. After the global template was infected it attacks documents when they are being closed. Apart from replication this virus has no other ways of manifestation.

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