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|Effects: ||It infects Word 97 documents and the global template. It disables the macro antivirus protection, preventing users from working with macros.
|First detected on:||April 29, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||April 29, 2003|
Aurity is a macro virus that does not have any destructive effects, which affects Word 97 documents, as well as the global template used by this application.
Aurity uses the normal means of infection used by macro viruses. Firstly, it infects the global template and then, it will infect all the documents that are opened, closed or saved in the affected computer.
Aurity is difficult to identify, as it does not display any warnings or messages that indicate that it has infected a computer.