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|Effects: ||It does not have any destructive effects, it spreads to other Excel spreadsheets.
|First detected on:||Feb. 28, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 28, 2003|
Laroux is a macro virus that infects Excel 97 spreadsheets (files with an XLS extension).
It is easy to be infected by Laroux, as it spreads in an infected Excel 97 spreadsheet through usual means used by viruses.
It is not considered a dangerous virus, as its only aim is to spread to other Excel spreadsheets.
Laroux is difficult to identify, as it does not show any signs that indicate that it has infected a computer.