This threat is detected as VBS/Horty@MM. The virus may arrive as an email attachment ANGELINA-JOLIE-MEGAF***.TXT.vbs and will send an email using Outlook in the following format:
- Subject: Check this!
- Body: Have you ever seen Angelina Jolie in extremely hot scenes? You cannot imagine the pleasure,unless you check the attachment. "I'll get in touch with you again soon...
- Attachment: ANGELINA-JOLIE-MEGAF***.TXT.vbs
If the virus was executed from the A:\ or B:\ drive, it will copy itself to c:\TARANTINO.TXT.vbs. It then copies the following infected files to the Windows Directory:
And the following files to the Windows System Directory
The following infected files can be created on A: or B: drive:
The following registry key is added so that the virus will run on the next boot up of the system:
- HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\WinUpdated,"wscript.exe" kernelDLL.vbs
- HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\WinUpdated,"wscript.exe" Winkernel.vbs
The virus will send email out in the above format. If the day is 16th of May, the virus will delete the Windows directory. If the day is 11th of May, the following message will be displayed:
If the day is 12th of May, the following message will be displayed:
If the day is 15th of May, the following message will be displayed:
If the day is 17th of May, the following message will be displayed: