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|Effects: ||It disables the macro antivirus protection incorporated in Word and infects Word documents and the global template. It displays messages on screen.|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 14, 2003|
Thus.08 is a macro virus that reaches computers in an infected Word document, a file with a DOC extension. From there, it infects the global template (NORMAL.DOT file) and every Word document that is generated with it.
Thus.08 does not have damaging effects on the infected computer. Its main aim is to spread.
Thus.08 is easy to recognize, as it displays a series of messages similar to the following one on screen on December 31: