Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
|Effects: ||It disables some Word options and modifies the documents used.|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 26, 2002|
Melissa.I is a macro virus that reaches computers in an infected Word document (file with a DOC extension).
It spreads rapidly, as it automatically sends itself out to the first fifty addresses found in the e-mail Address Book.
An indication that Melissa.I has infected a computer is the following message, which this virus displays when the minutes value matches the hours value on the system click:
“All empires fall, you just have to know where to push”