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Worm.Macos.Macmag.A

VERY LOW
VERY LOW
aprox 3Kb
(Virus.Mac.MacMag.b, Virus:MacOS/MacMag, MacMag)

Symptoms

      Infected computers display the message:
"RICHARD BRANDOW, publisher of MacMag, and its entire staff would like to take this opportunity to convey their UNIVERSAL MESSAGE OF PEACE to all Macintosh users around the world."

Removal instructions:

Please let BitDefender disinfect your files.

Analyzed By

Daniel RADU, Senior Virus Researcher

Technical Description:

      Virus originated in HyperCard stack in 1987 named “New Apple Products" and thus is very rare. It propagates using HyperCard stacks.

      After displaying the message of peace:
"RICHARD BRANDOW, publisher of MacMag, and its entire staff would like to take this opportunity to convey their UNIVERSAL MESSAGE OF PEACE to all Macintosh users around the world."
, it deletes itself.