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MyLife.G

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:MyLife.G
Technical name:W32/Mylife.G
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  It deletes the content of the disk drives C:, D:, E:, F:, G: and I:. It displays two windows on screen.

Detection updated on:March 12, 2004
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Family:Mylife

Brief Description 

    

MyLife.G is a worm that spreads through an e-mail message with the subject ox <--> sharon and an attached file called OX&WIFE.SCR.

The message text tricks users into opening the attachment by making them believe that it contains a funny caricature. However, instead of displaying a funny caricature the virus is run, which deletes the content of the disk drives C:, D:, E:, F:, G: and I:.

Visible Symptoms 

    

A clear indication that MyLife.G has reached your computer is a message with the following characteristics:

  • Subject:
    ox <--> sharon
  • Message:
    Hi All,
    How are youuuuuuuu?
    look to the ox caricature it's very sad
    ox <===> sharon
    it's funny :-)
    buy

    Attachments are automatically scanned for viruses using MCAFEE.COM

    ========No Viruses Found========
  • Attachments:
    OX&WIFE.SCR

In addition, when the attached file is run, MyLife.G shows the following picture on screen:

Moreover, on restarting the computer, MyLife.G displays the following message on screen: