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Jean


Aliases:


Jean
Santa, I-Worm.Santa, Xmas

Malware
Worm
VBS

Summary

Jean is a mass mailer (worm) written in Visual Basic Script.



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Technical Details


Variant:Jean.A@mm

Jean.A spreads to first 50 recipients written in MS Outlook address book. The message that this worm sends looks as follows:

Subject: "News vom Weihnachtsmann " <user's name>
        Body:
        Guten Tag,
        es ist bald Weihnachten.
        Und wie sieht's aus mit schonen Geschenken ?
        Hierzu ein Tip vom Weihnachtsmann:
        Unter www.leos-jeans.de gibt es die besten Geschenke im Web !
        Das bedeutet absolut stressfreies Einkaufen, schnelle und unkomplizierte Lieferung, riesige Auswahl.
        Also nichts wie hin, und Frohe Weihnachten.
        Attachment: <the infected script file>

Jean.A was found in the wild in Germany on 24 of November 2000.





Technical Details: Katrin Tocheva, F-Secure; November 2000



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