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LoveLetter.BE

Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Worm

Aliases: LoveLetter.BE

Summary


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

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Technical Details


This variant spreads in a message with the following content:

Subject:

fwd: Joke

 Attachment: Joke.vbs 	 	

VBS/LoveLetter.BE@mm is quite similar with the original VBS/LoveLetter.A. This variant saves itself to the Windows System directory as "Jokes.vbs" and "Jokes.htm".

Also this variant uses a different set of extensions, so the files with the following extensions are deleted: ".js", ".zip", ".css", ".doc", ".xls" and ".htm"; and the files with following extensions are hidden: ".mp3" and ".mid". The worm creates a new file using the original file name and a ".vbs" extension for each file that it deletes or hides.

This variant does not spread via mIRC.