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|Effects: ||It modifies the properties of the Word documents it infects.|
|Detection updated on:||April 18, 2001|
Eight941.S is a macro virus that reaches computers in an infected Word document with a DOC extension or an infected Word 97 global template.
Eight941.S activates on July 1st and November 10th and modifies various Word options. It also assigns a password to the documents in the affected computer. As a result, users will only be able to open these documents if they know the password.
Eight941.S is easy to identify, as when it has infected a computer it requests a password for opening infected documents. The password that will open the documents is XYZ. If any other value or no value is entered, the virus will deny access to the infected documents.