Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically

W97M/Panther.A

This is a macro virus spreading in the Microsoft Word 97 environment. It turns off the Word anti-virus protection and disables display of warnings on writing into the main Word template Normal.dot. which it attacks. The virus attacks documents when they are opened. Except infecting the documents being opened it has no other way of manifestation.

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