This virus checks for a setting in the registry to test if the system
has already been infected. This virus checks for low security in
Office2000 by checking the value from the registry; while the value
is not null, disable "MACRO/SECURITY" menu option. Otherwise Word97
menu option "TOOLS/MACRO" is disabled.
This virus creates an Outlook object using Visual Basic instructions
and reads the list of members from the address book. An email message is
created and sent to the list of first 50 recipients created with
the subject "Important Message From " Application.UserName, with a body
text of "Here is that document you asked for ... don't show anyone else
;-)". The active infected document is attached and the email is sent. The
document text contains a list of pornographic web sites.
This virus creates an entry in the
= "... by Kwyjibo"
Comments inside the macro virus
'WORD/Melissa written by Kwyjibo
'Works in both Word 2000 and Word
'Worm? Macro Virus? Word 97 Virus? Word 2000 Virus? You
'Word -> Email | Word 97 <--> Word 2000 ... it's a new