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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. |
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
|Family:||LOVELETTER (I LOVE YOU)|
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 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 Loveletter.as is an e-mail with the following characteristics:
Once Loveletter.AS has carried out its infection, it displays the following warning dialog box on screen on September 17: