First OpenOffice virus emerges

Posted by danwarne on May 22, 2007 5:51 AM EDT; By Dan Warne
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Pop the champagne corks, Microsoft. The first OpenOffice virus has emerged, displaying an indecent pic of a guy in a bunny suit fornicating with a girl in the woods.

But if you're not so much into bunnies, this may tickle your cotton-ball tail: the virus is cross-platform, tailoring itself to whatever platform OpenOffice is running on.

For example, on Windows it drops Javascript files as well as using MiRC to propagate, on OS X, Rubyscript, and on Linux, Python and Pearl. has the lowdown including a screenshot of the indecent pic (the safe for work part anyway.)

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But... is she cute? Bob_Robertson 6 1,300 May 22, 2007 10:18 PM

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