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|Effects: ||It deletes all the files on the hard drive C:. It deletes all files with SYS and VXD extensions in the Windows directory and in the Windows system directory.|
|Detection updated on:||April 8, 2002|
MyLife.D is a worm that spreads through an e-mail message with the subject New Screen Saver and an attached file called SCREEN.SCR.
The message text tricks users into opening the attachment by making them believe that it contains a funny screensaver. However, on doing so, an error message is displayed on screen and the worm is run. It has the following effects:
- It deletes the content of the hard disk C:.
- It deletes the files with SYS and VXD extensions in the Windows directory and the Windows system directory.
- It displays an error message on screen.
A clear indication that MyLife.D has reached your computer is a message with the following characteristics:
New Screen Saver
How are youu!!?
look to the New Screen Saver it’s vvvery verrrry ffffunny :-) :-)
i promise you will love it? Ok
========No Viruse Found========
The message can also be: New NeverHood buy.
When the attachment SCREEN.SCR is run, MyLife.D displays the following error message: