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|Effects: ||It spreads rapidly via e-mail.|
|First detected on:||July 11, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 13, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Lovelorn.A is a worm that spreads rapidly via e-mail. When it has infected a computer, it sends a copy of itself to all the contacts in the Address Book. In order to do this, Lovelorn.A uses its own SMTP engine.
The message carrying the worm has variable characteristics. However, some of the subjects and messages promise photos of Bin Laden, greetings cards or passwords for accesing certain programs.
Lovelorn.A is easy to recognize, as the message carrying the worm always includes one of the following attached files: