Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
|Effects: ||It deletes files from the hard disk.|
|Detection updated on:||May 8, 2002|
Thus.A is a macro virus that reaches computers in an infected Word document (a file with a DOC extension). Then, it infects the Word template (NORMAL.DOT) and quickly spreads to all the Word documents based on it.
Thus.A has very damaging effects, as on December 13th it deletes the majority of files in the hard disk.
Thus.A activates every December 13th. On that date, users will notice that several files are missing from the hard disk.