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|Effects: ||It doesn’t have any destructive effects. It only affects the English version of Word 95.
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 20, 1997|
|Country of origin:||UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
Concept is a macro virus that reaches computers in an infected Word 95 document, with a DOC extension. From there, it infects Word’s global template (NORMAL.DOT file), spreading to all the Word files generated with it.
Concept does not carry out any damaging actions in affected computers, as its only aims are to spread and display a message on screen.
It only affects the English version of Word 95.
Concept is very easy to recognize, as when it carries out its infection it displays the following message on screen: