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ILOVEYOU VBSLoveLetterA is a Melissa-like worm that spreads through email and infects certain files How Does It Spread ILOVEYOU spreads through email It arrives as an attachment to an email message from someone whose address book contains your email address The subject line is ILOVEYOU and the message is kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me The attachment is titled LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOUTXTvbs When you open click on the attachment it automatically mails itself to every address in your Microsoft Outlook address book What Does It Do When executed ILOVEYOU installs itself in your system and mails itself to all the addresses registered in your Microsoft Outlook address book This can degrade your system performance and clog mail servers A scan of the visual basic code included in the attachment reveals that the virus may be corrupting files ending with vbs vbe js jse css wsh sct hta jpg jpeg mp2 or hard drives as well as mIRC a version of Internet Relay Chat It also appears to reset the default start page for Internet Explorer This update to Dr Solomon or McAfee VirusScan will detect the new ILOVEYOU virus This worm is a VBS program that is sent attached to an email with the subject ILOVEYOU The mail contains the message kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me and the attachment is called LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOUTXTvbs If you open the attachment the worm executes sending a copy of itself to every address listed in your Microsoft Outlook address book To use this file copy the extradat file into the VirusScan installation folder and reboot the computer Profile Virus Name VBSLovelettera Aliases I-WormLoveletter IRCLoveletter Loveletter TrojLoveLet-A VBSLovelettera Variants Name Type Sub Type Differences VBSLoveletterb Virus VbScript SubjectSusitikim shi vakara kavos puodukui VBSLoveletterc Virus VbScript Files sent are Very FunnyvbsVery FunnyHTM Date Added 5400 Virus Information Discovery Date 5400 Origin Phillipines Length 10307 Type Virus SubType VbScript Risk Assessment High-Outbreak Minimum
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