Virus.MSWord.Christy

Class Virus
Platform MSWord
Description

Technical Details


This Word97 macro virus contains 11 macros in one module “Christy”:
AutoClose, AutoOpen, FileSaveAs, FileTemplates, ToolsMacro, Mutate,
ChristyPayload, Retro, ToolsCustomize, ToolsOptions, ViewVBCode.


While installing into the system the virus switches off the VirusProtection
option. The virus infects documents on opening and closing (AutoOpen, AutoClose, FileSaveAs), saving them with a new name .


When the Tools/Macro menu is entered, the virus displays the MessageBox:


Microsoft Word
This program has performed an illegal operation and will be shut down.

On saving documents the virus erases the anti-virus data files and
programs:

C:PC-Cillin 95Scan32.dll
c:pc-cil~1*.dll
C:PC-Cillin 95Lpt$vpn.*
C:PC-Cillin 97Scan32.dll
C:PC-Cillin 97Lpt$vpn.*
C:TscPC-Cillin 97Scan32.dll
c:tscpc-cil~1*.dll
C:TscPC-Cillin 97Lpt$vpn.*
C:ZlockavGsav.dat
C:ZlockavGsav.cas
C:Program FilesNorton AntiVirusViruscan.dat
C:progra~1norton~1viruscan.dat
C:Program FilesSymantecSymevnt.386
C:progra~1symantecsymevnt.386
C:Program FilesMcAfeeVirusScan95Scan.dat
C:progra~1mcafeeviruss~1scan.dat
C:Program FilesMcAfeeVirusScan95Mcscan32.dll
C:progra~1mcafeeviruss~1mcscan32.dll
C:Program FilesMcAfeeVirusScanScan.dat
C:Program FilesMcAfeeVirusScanMcscan32.dll
C:Program FilesCommand SoftwareF-PROT95Sign.def
C:progra~1comman~1f-prot95sign.def
C:Program FilesCommand SoftwareF-PROT95Dvp.vxd
C:progra~1comman~1f-prot95dvp.vxd
C:Program FilesAntiViral Toolkit ProAvp32.exe
C:progra~1Antivi~1Avp32.exe
C:Program FilesAntiViral Toolkit Pro*.avc
C:progra~1antivi~1*.avc
C:TBAVW95Tbscan.sig
c:Tbavw95Tb*.*
C:Tbavw95Tbavw95.vxd
C:f-macrof-macro.exe
C:f-prot~1f-prot.exe