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Yeah, Yeah, LOOK!, Bewerbung, and more virus variants

Virus variants continued : VBS/Loveletter n to s
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Written by Robert Vamosi on

VBS/Loveletter.n

  • Alias: Variant Test
  • Subject: Variant Test
  • Body: This is a variant to the vbs virus.
  • Attachment: IMPORTANT.TXT.vbs
  • Notes: Copies itself as sndvol32.vbs and IEAKDLL.vbs. Internet Explorer start page changed to http://altalavista.box.sk. It does not download the password stealing trojan. Overwrites *.mpg, *.mpeg, *.avi, *.qt, *.qtm. Sends the file important.htm into Internet chat rooms via mIRC.
  • VBS/Loveletter.o

    • Alias: Unnamed
    • Subject: ILOVEYOU
    • Body: kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me.
    • Attachment: LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs
    • Notes: Mostly the same as A version
    • VBS/Loveletter.p

      • Alias: Yeah, Yeah
      • Subject: Yeah, Yeah another time to DEATH...
      • Body: This is the Killer for VBS.LOVE-LETTER.WORM.
      • Attachment: Vir-Killer.vbs
      • Notes: Sets the Internet Explorer start page to http://www.yahoo.com/Vir-Killer.exe. It does not download the password stealing trojan. Overwrites *.ZIP and *.RAR files instead of *.JPG and *.JPEG file. Hides *.PAS and *.ASM files instead of *.MP3 and *.MP2
      • VBS/Loveletter.q

        • Alias: LOOK!
        • Subject: LOOK!
        • Body: hehe...check this out.
        • Attachment: LOOK.vbs
        • Notes: none
        • VBS/Loveletter.r

          • Alias: Bewerbung
          • Subject: Bewerbung Kreolina
          • Body: Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren!
          • Attachment: BEWERBUNG.TXT.vbs
          • Notes: Send HTM file to chat rooms
          • VBS/Loveletter.s

            • Alias: Unnamed
            • Subject: ILOVEYOU
            • Body: kindly check the attached.
            • Attachment: LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs
            • Notes: Same as A except several comment lines have been added.
            • Variants : a to e Think it's over? Think again. Here are the latest variants to watch for in your email inbox.

              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.

              Go to ZDNet's ILOVEYOU Special Report

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