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Virus Encyclopedia

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SST.A

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:SST.A
Technical name:VBS/SST.A
Threat level:Low
Alias:Kournikova, I-Worm/Lee.O, ANNAKOURNIKOVA, VBS/STA.A, VBS/VBSWG.J
Type:Virus
Effects:  On January 26, it connects to www.dynabyte.nl. It deletes the messages that it has sent.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

Detection updated on:Nov. 29, 2001
StatisticsNo
Repair utility:Panda QuickRemover

Brief Description 

    

SST.A is a worm that spreads through the following means of transmission:

  • E-mail messages with an attached file called ANNAKOURNIKOVA.JPG.VBS.
  • By automatically sending this file to the users connected to IRC chat channels.

The main aim of SST.A is to spread. To do this it uses the Address Book. Similarly, in order to send itself out without the affected user realizing, it deletes the messages it sends from Outlook’s Sent Items folder.

On January 26, SST.A connects to the Internet in order to access the following web page: www.dynabyte.nl.

Visible Symptoms 

    

A clear indication that you have received SST.A is an e-mail message with the following characteristics:

  • Subject:
    Here you have, ;o) 
  • Message:
    Hi:Check This! 
  • Attachments:
    ANNAKOURNIKOVA.JPG.VBS