Arbeit is a macro virus on Microsoft Word on Microsoft Windows.


The virus infects the default Word template, disable the Macro menu, security protection and finally the status bar.

The virus creates the file "C: /mlpog.sys" which infects the Word template and all documents closed. Also changes the username to:

NoWork Inc.

Each October 15, the active virus its payload:

Show this Messagebox:

Body: The tecnology will be kill humaneness
Title: NoWork Inc.

And it deletes all the files of the drive "C:".


  • Arbeit means "work" in German, perhaps because of the name of the author / group of authors, NoWork Inc.