VBS/Staple is a mass mailing worm written in Visual Basic Script.
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.
A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:
Check for the latest database updates
First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest detection database updates, then try scanning the file again.
Submit a sample
After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.
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.
This worm arrives in a email message with the following content:
Subject: RE:Injustice Body: Dear
Did you send the attached message, I was not expecting this from you ! Attachment: injustice.TXT.vbs
When executed, the worm copies itself to the Windows System directory as "injustice.TXT.vbs". Then it sends itself to 50 random recipients from each address book. The worm also sends several infected messages to email addresses in Israel.Next the worm shows a message related to Middle-East war, as follows:
Subject: RE:Injustice Body: DearDid you send the attached message, I was not expecting this from you ! Attachment: injustice.TXT.vbs
Finally VBS/Staple.A opens six Internet Explorer browser windows, and connects to related web sites.
The second variant of VBS/Staple propagates in messages that have following content:
Subject: hotstuff for you Body: Dear
CHEK THE ATTACHED HOT STUFF .. ! Attachment: hotstuff.gif.vbs
Otherwise VBS/Stable.B@mm behaves like the original one.