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|Alias:||VBS/LoveMonkey, VBS/ColdApe.B, VBS/AVM|
It infects files with a VBS extension, without carrying out any destructive action.
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
Happy.A is a virus that infects the files written in the programming language Visual Basic (with a VBS extension) it finds in the root directory and in the directories Windows\ Desktop, Windows\ MyDocuments and Start Menu\ Programs\ Startup.
Happy.A is dropped by the virus ColdApe after it has infected a computer.
Happy.A does not carry out any destructive action, as it just copies its code to the files it infects, thereby increasing their size.
Happy.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.