Cybernet: Melissa-style virus infects both Word and Excel files and spreads via the Internet!
25 May 2000
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Cambridge, UK, May 26, 2000 - Kaspersky Lab Int., a fast-growing international anti-virus software development company, reports the discovery of a new dangerous Melissa-style virus Macro.Excel97/Word97.Cybernet. At this time, the virus has been reported to be "in-the-wild" in the United Kingdom and some other European countries. Detection and disinfection routines for this virus have already been added to the daily update of the Kaspersky Anti-Virus (AVP) database.
Technical Description of Macro.Excel97/Word97.Cybernet
Prevention and removal methods
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