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VBS.LoveLetter.BJ

Risk Level 2: Low

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:44 AM
Also Known As:
VBS.LoveLetter.Variant, I-Worm.LoveLetter, VBS/Loveletter@MM, VBS.Plan.D
Type:
Worm

VBS.LoveLetter.BJ is a variant of the VBS.LoveLetter worm. Definitions dated prior to February 26, 2001 detect the worm as VBS.Plan.D or VBS.LoveLetter.Variant. The worm uses Microsoft Outlook to infect other systems. The payload overwrites files based on their extensions.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 10, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 10, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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