Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically


WM/Mental.A is a macro virus operating in the Microsoft Word environment. It consists of macros with names AutoOpen, Dementia, FileOpen, FileSave, AutoClose, FileClose, FileSaveAs, ToolsMacro and FileTemplates
The macro Dementia contains its own code which spreads the virus. WM/Mental.A attacks documents when they are being opened, closed, saved and saved under a new name.
The macros ToolsMacro and FileTemplates disable auto-macros and call the macro Dementia.

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