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|Effects: ||It overwrites files in the affected computer and deletes all the network disk drives that can be accessed by the infected computer. |
|First detected on:|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 24, 2003|
|Family:||LOVELETTER (I LOVE YOU)|
HTML.Loveletter.AS is a worm that arrives in a message that aims to trick users into thinking they have received a love letter.
It spreads very rapidly in a message with the following subject US PRESIDENT AND FBI SECRETS =PLEASE VISIT => (http://WWW.2600.COM)<= and the message VERY JOKE..! SEE PRESIDENT AND FBI TOP SECRET PICTURES.
Whenever HTML.Loveletter.AS infects a computer, it automatically sends itself out to all the contacts in the Address Book.
This virus has very damaging effects:
A clear indication that you have received HTML.Loveletter.AS is an e-mail with the following characteristics:
A clear sign of HTML.Loveletter.AS is the following warning dialog box, which is displayed on screen on September 17.