Macro virus aims at OpenOffice, StarOffice
Source: Security Focus - Posted by Efren J. Belizario   
Vendors/Products An unknown virus writer has created the first macro virus that targets computers running the alternative word processors OpenOffice and StarOffice, antivirus firm Kaspersky Labs said on Tuesday.

The virus, which Kaspersky called StarOffice.Stardust.A on its Viruslist blog, is written in StarBasic, a variant of the BASIC programming language designed for scripting common functions in the StarOffice and OpenOffice word processors. While the virus attempts to spread to computers through OpenOffice and StarOffice, Kaspersky called the functionality theoretical.

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