Threat Description

LoveLetter.K

Details

Aliases:LoveLetter.K
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 action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

More

You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



This variant sends messages with the following content:

Subject: Thank You For Flying With Arab Airlines
 Body: Please check if the bill is correct, by opening the
 attached file.
 Attachment: ArabAir.TXT.vbs
	
	

VBS/LoveLetter.K deletes files with ".dll" and ".exe" extensions and creates a new file with an additional ".vbs" extension. Then the virus locates all files with the ".sys" extension, creates a new file with the ".vbs" extension and hides the original file.





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


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