Threat Description



Category: Malware
Type: Worm
Platform: VBS
Aliases: LoveLetter.K


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


Automatic action

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

More scanning & removal options

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You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.

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Technical Details

This variant sends messages with the following content:

Subject:    Thank You For Flying With Arab Airlines     Body:       Please check if the bill is correct, by opening the     attached file.     Attachment: ArabAir.TXT.vbs 	 	

VBS/LoveLetter.K deletes files with ".dll" and ".exe" extensions and creates a new file with an additional ".vbs" extension. Then the virus locates all files with the ".sys" extension, creates a new file with the ".vbs" extension and hides the original file.

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


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