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|Effects: ||It prevents the user from viewing the modifications carried out on an infected Excel spreadsheet.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
Laroux.HM is a macro virus that reaches a computer in an infected Excel template, with an XLT extension. From there it will infect other Excel templates, infecting every Excel file generated with them.
Laroux. HM is not a dangerous virus, but it spreads rapidly. Its main action is to prevent the user from viewing the modifications carried out on an infected Excel spreadsheet.
Laroux.HM is very difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate that it has infected a computer.
However, once the infection has been carried out Laroux.HM prevents the user from viewing the changes carried out on an Excel spreadsheet.