Re: Word Macro Virus

Subject: Re: Word Macro Virus
From: Stuart Reynolds <stuartr -at- FIRSTGRAPHICS -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 1996 23:59:48 -0800

On Tuesday, February 06, 1996 11:44 AM, John =
Posada[SMTP:jposada -at- notes -dot- cc -dot- bellcore -dot- com] wrote:
>BTW...It's actually a macro, not a virus.

>There is a vaccine. It's a file called scan831.doc

>Contact Microsoft and ask for it. The details can be found in =
Microsoft's
>Product Support Services Application Note 8/95 Rev 2 - WD1215 called =
Prank
>Macro: Cleanup and Prevention.

>BTW...the Prank macro is a real pain in the butt, but does not cause =
you to
>loose information.
Well, if it isn't a virus, then why have Mcafee developed a virus clean =
for it? If you go to the http://www.mcafee.com web site, you can now =
download the scan/clean for it. It even gives you the down and dirty, on =
exactly what it is and how it works.

Stuart Reynolds
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stuartr -at- firstgraphics -dot- com
tech writing, graphic design, DTP
web page design & implementation


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