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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Tupofse.A

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Tupofse.A
Technical name:W32/Tupofse.A
Threat level:Medium
Alias:W32.Tupofse,
Type:Virus
Effects:  

It reaches the computer in a file that has the icon of a Word document in order to pass itself off as an inoffensive document and deceive users. It attempts to infect files with a DOC and XLS extension.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Nov. 23, 2007
Detection updated on:Dec. 3, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Tupofse.A is a virus reaches the computer in a file that has the icon of a Word document in order to pass itself off as an inoffensive file and deceive users. If the file is run, a document with a text is opened, but Tupofse.A is also run.

Additionally, it attempts to infect files with a DOC and XLS extension.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Tupofse.A is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in a file named PENDAHULUAN.EXE and with the icon of a Word document:



If it is run, a document in Indonesian is opened. The following is an extract of its text:

PENDAHULUAN

Kemerdekaan adalah hak asasi manusia sebagai wujud kedaulatan rakyat dan masyarakat adil dan makmur tanpa penindasan dan penghisapan dalam bentuk apapun merupakan tujuan semua umat manusia. Terkait dengan hal itu, maka para pejuang pelajar kemerdekaan yang tergabung dalam TRIP Jawa Timur memprakasai berdirinya KOSGORO sebagai Koperasi Simpan Pinjam Gotong Royong yang kemudian berkembang menjadi Koperasi Serbausaha Gotong Royong yang pada dasarnya merupakan upaya untuk mengangkat derajat bangsa. Kosgoro berkembang menjadi Koperasi Serba Usaha Gotong Royong yang selalu mengabdikan diri kepada rakyat dan menganggap pentingnya rakyat sebagai sumber inspirasi dan kekutan bangsa.