Threat Description

LoveLetter.J

Details

Aliases: LoveLetter.J
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 action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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Technical Details


This variant is functionally identical with VBS/LoveLetter.A. However, the e-mail message and the name of the attachment have been modified.

VBS/LoveLetter.J sends messages with the following content:    Subject:    How to protect yourself from the IL0VEY0U bug!     Body:       Here's the easy way to fix the love  virus.     Attachment: Virus-Protection-Instructions.vbs 	 	




Technical Details:Katrin Tocheva, Mikko Hypponen, Alexey Podrezov and Sami Rautiainen, F-Secure


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