Jean

Classification

Malware

Worm

VBS

Jean, Santa, I-Worm.Santa, Xmas

Summary

Jean is a mass mailer (worm) written in Visual Basic Script.

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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  • Submit a sample

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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

    If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.

    Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.

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Technical Details


Variant:Jean.A@mm

Jean.A spreads to first 50 recipients written in MS Outlook address book. The message that this worm sends looks as follows:

Subject: "News vom Weihnachtsmann " [user's name]
Body:
Guten Tag,
es ist bald Weihnachten.
Und wie sieht's aus mit schonen Geschenken ?
Hierzu ein Tip vom Weihnachtsmann:
Unter www.leos-jeans.de gibt es die besten Geschenke im Web !
Das bedeutet absolut stressfreies Einkaufen, schnelle und unkomplizierte Lieferung, riesige Auswahl.
Also nichts wie hin, und Frohe Weihnachten.
Attachment: [the infected script file] 

Jean.A was found in the wild in Germany on 24 of November 2000.