- September 21, 2000
- February 13, 2007 11:50:36 AM
Also Known As:
- VBS.President.Worm, VBS/Columbia, VBS.LoveLetter.Variant, VBS.Plan.B
- Worm, Virus
VBS.LoveLetter.BM spreads using Microsoft Outlook. It attempts to email itself to all contacts who have not yet been targeted by the worm. The payload of this worm overwrites files that have certain extensions.
Definitions prior to February 26, 2001 detected this as VBS.Plan.B. Definitions prior to September 21, 2000 detected this as Bloodhound.VBS.Worm.
The subject line is one of the following:
- US PRESIDENT AND FBI SECRETS =PLEASE VISIT = (http://WWW.2600.COM)<=
- [String of 6 random characters]
- [No Subject]
The body of the email is one of the following:
- VERY JOKE..! SEE PRESIDENT AND FBI TOP SECRET PICTURES..
- [String of 10 random characters]
- [No Body Text]
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 21, 2000
Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
Initial Daily Certified version September 21, 2000
Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
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Writeup By: Gor Nazaryan