LoveLetter.E

Classification

Malware

Worm

VBS

LoveLetter.E

Summary

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

Removal

Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.

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    NOTE If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.

  • Exclude a file from further scanning

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    Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.

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Technical Details

VBS/LoveLetter.E spreads itself in a message which looks like this:

Subject:

Mothers Day Order Confirmation

 Body: We have proceeded to charge your credit card for the

 amount of $326.92 for the mothers day diamond special.

 We have attached a detailed invoice to this email.

 Please print out the attachment and keep it in a safe

 place.Thanks Again and Have a Happy Mothers Day!

 mothersday@subdimension.com

 Attachment: mothersday.vbs 	 	

In addition, this variant deletes all files with the extensions ".ini" and ".bat" instead of ".jpg" and ".jpeg".

This variant does not attempt to download the "WIN-BUGSFIX.exe" from the Internet, though it modifies the Internet Explorer start page.