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Macro Virus Detection

Will the average anti-virus program (avg, avira etc) detect malware inside excel & word files ?
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Eirman
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Mike_CarrollCommented:
Yep, standard functionality although it can generally be disabled.
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koreansuperCommented:
yes but only basic protection  only. why not tried to use internet security for exp kaspersky internet security. you can give try to use for 30 days and compare with the free protection
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kart4578Commented:
ya u can try webroot internet security or G-data internet security. Thanks kart4578
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerAuthor Commented:
Note the heading .. Macro Virus Detection

What I meant was .... will your standard anti-virus package detect nasty macros written in VBA for example .... in other words a VB script that would act the same as a nasty batch file which could delete, rename and move important system files.
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Mike_CarrollCommented:
Yes, most will... it is standard functionality
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Mike_CarrollCommented:
The answer  to your question is YES, most antivirus programs will detect nasty macros. It is pretty much standard functionality.
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerAuthor Commented:
No detail
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