Threat description



This instant messaging worm spreads in AOL Instant Messaging (AIM) network. It was found in December 2005.


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Technical Details

It sends copies of itself to people in the buddy list as a link, pointing to a file called clarissa17.pif.

After that it replies to all messages from other users with a message saying either "lol that's cool" or "lol no its not its a virus".


Detection for this malware was published on December 5th, 2005 in the following F-Secure Anti-Virus updates:

Detection Type: PC

Database: 2005-12-05_03

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