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|Effects: ||It displays an image of the virus authors on screen. |
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
Chack.B is a macro virus that does not have a destructive payload. The only action it carries out consists of displaying a dialog box containing an image of the virus authors on screen.
Like most macro viruses, it reaches computers in an infected Word document, with a DOC extension. This document then infects the Word's global template (NORMAL.DOT file) and spreads its infection to all the Word documents generated with it.
If it is Friday or the option About Microsoft Word is selected in the Help (?) menu, Chack.B displays the following image of the virus creators on screen: