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Ethan.EL

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Ethan.EL
Technical name:W97M/Ethan.EL
Threat level:Low
Type:Virus
Effects:  It displays a message on screen and modifies certain options in the Word documents it infects. 

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:Nov. 13, 2002
StatisticsNo
Family:VALENTIN

Brief Description 

    

Ethan.EL is a macro virus that reaches computers in an infected Word 97 document, with a DOC extension and the global template (NORMAL.DOT file).

Ethan.EL does not cause any damage in the infected computer, as its only aims are to spread and modify certain options in the Word documents it infects. 

Visible Symptoms 

    

Ethan.EL is easy to identify, as when it activates it displays the following message on screen:

Mire lo facil que es estar infestado por un virus macro. Este es una tontería
que no causa daño pero podira fácilmente eliminar el contenido de su computadora
.