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 Disinfection

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

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



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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