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More ILOVEYOU variants surface

Think it's over? Think again. Here are the latest variants (lettered A to S) to watch for in your email inbox
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Written by Robert Vamosi on

VBS/Loveletter.a

  • Alias: "Love Bug"
  • Subject: ILOVEYOU
  • Body: kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me.
  • Attachment: LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs
  • Notes: Also known as I-Worm.Loveletter, IRC/Loveletter, Loveletter, Troj/LoveLet-A, VBS.Loveletter.a
  • VBS/Loveletter.b

    • Alias: "Susitikim" "Lithuania"
    • Subject: Susitikim shi vakara kavos puodukui...
    • Body: kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me.
    • Attachment: LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs
    • Notes: The subject line is Lithuanian for "Let's meet this evening for a cup of coffee"
    • VBS/Loveletter.c

      • Alias: "Very Funny", "Joke"
      • Subject: Fwd: Joke
      • Body: blank
      • Attachment: Very Funny.vbs
      • Note: Also sends Very Funny.HTM
      • VBS/Loveletter.d

        • Alias: None
        • Subject: Same as A
        • Body: Same as A
        • Attachment: Same as A
        • Notes: This is a slight variation on Loveletter.a.
        • VBS/Loveletter.e

          • Alias: "Mother's Day"
          • 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
          • Notes: This variant deletes files with the extension ".ini" and ".bat" as opposed to ".jpg" and ".jpeg". This means users will be unable to reboot their machines. VBS/Loveletter.e does not download the "WIN-BUGSFIX.exe" from the Internet, but it does modify the Internet Explorer start page.
          • Variants : f to i Phoney Symantec warning and 'Important!' virus variants.

            Variants : j to m "I Can't Believe This!", Arab Air and other virus variants.

            Variants : n to s Yeah, Yeah, LOOK!, Bewerbung, and more virus variants

            Go to ZDNet's ILOVEYOU Special Report

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