Threat Description

LoveLetter.E

Details

Aliases: LoveLetter.E
Category: Malware
Type: Worm
Platform: VBS

Summary



This variant of Email-Worm:VBS/Loveletter is distributed as an infectious e-mail file attachment.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

Allow F-Secure Anti-Virus to disinfect the relevant files.

For more general information on disinfection, please see Removal Instructions.



Technical Details



VBS/LoveLetter.E spreads itself in a message which looks like this:

Subject:    Mothers Day Order Confirmation
    Body:       We have proceeded to charge your credit card for the
    amount of $326.92 for the mothers day diamond special.
    We have attached a detailed invoice to this email.
    Please print out the attachment and keep it in a safe
    place.Thanks Again and Have a Happy Mothers Day!
    mothersday@subdimension.com
    Attachment: mothersday.vbs
	
	

In addition, this variant deletes all files with the extensions ".ini" and ".bat" instead of ".jpg" and ".jpeg".

This variant does not attempt to download the "WIN-BUGSFIX.exe" from the Internet, though it modifies the Internet Explorer start page.





Technical Details: Katrin Tocheva, Mikko Hypponen, Alexey Podrezov and Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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