> -----Original Message-----
> From: Niall [mailto:niall at magicgoeshere.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 05, 2000 11:44 AM
>>> lusers, I feel for those trying to clean it up. I manage one
> small mail
> server, with mostly Mac. clients (does this thing affect Mac.
> outlook users
> too, does anyone know ?) so it hasn't affected me. The one
It doesn't work on the Mac version of OutLook, from what I've heard.
> thing delivers its load, n'est ce pas ? Does it send
> individual mails to
> everyone in the address book, or one cc'ed to all addresses, or a
> combination of both ? In either case, a possible solution is
It sends a copy of itself to everyone in your address book if open the
attachment. It also puts copies in the windows directory, and sets up the
registry so that it runs at startup.
See http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/vbsloveleta.html for more
> restrictions, and 'encouraging' them to use mail clients
> other than lookout
> (yeah, I know what it's really called, but lookout as in
> LOOKOUT! - 100000
Heh. I've heard it called OutHouse too. Sometimes hooked up to an M
SexChange sever. Ah well, at least its not Lotta Snots :-)
The source for the virus can be found at
http://www.security.nl/files/LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs.txt if anyone is
interested in tearing it apart.
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