Thus, a hacker can put a macro virus
into a Word ".
A macro virus
, Melissa infects Word documents in the same way that many other viruses do.
to writing the 'Melissa' macro virus
, illegally accessing America Online for the purpose of posting the virus onto cyberspace and destroying the [PC] he used to post [it]," said a court brief.
Norton AntiVirus for Microsoft Exchange also includes Striker technology, which protects against polymorphic viruses, and Macro Virus
Protection technology, for complete protection against invasive macro viruses
This is a variant of the Concept macro virus
that I discussed a few columns ago, except that it is a bit nastier.