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|Alias:||W32/Mylife.A, W32.MyLife@mm, I-Worm MyLife, Caric, Cari|
|Effects: ||It deletes files with EXE, COM, VXD, DLL and SYS extensions. It displays an image on screen.|
|Detection updated on:||June 4, 2003|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
MyLife is a worm that spreads through an e-mail message with the subject my life ohhhhhhhhhhhhh and an attached file called MY LIFE.SCR.
The message text tricks users into opening the attachment by making them believe that it contains a photograph. However, on doing so, not only is the photograph displayed, but also the virus is run, which deletes files with EXE,COM,VXD,DLL and SYS extensions.
A clear indication that MyLife has reached your computer is a message with the following characteristics:
my life ohhhhhhhhhhhhh
How are youuuuuuuu?
look to the digital picture it's my love
vvvery verrrry ffffunny :-)
my life = my car
my car = my house
When the attachment MY LIFE.SCR is run, MyLife displays the following image on screen: