[meteorite-list] From Admin: Another Virus Alert
From: Art Jones <ajones_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:44:36 2004
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This is a virus alert prepared by the Network and Computer
Security (NCS) Group with the cooperation of the OAODNS
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=A0This alert is applicable to subscribed and
non-subscribed Windows systems. =A0The following is a
description of the virus and steps to protect your
NakedWife is a new Visual Basic Script (VBS) worm that
is spreading via e-mail. =A0If you are running Outlook,
NakedWife (alias JibJab) also deletes important files
from your Windows and System folders.
NakedWife arrives as an e-mail with the following:
=A0 =A0 Subject: FW: Naked Wife
=A0 =A0 Body: My wife never look like that :)
=A0 =A0Best Regards,
=A0 =A0 Attached: NakedWife.exe
If the user clicks on the attachment, the worm will e-mail
itself to all the addresses in the Outlook Address Book. It
will also load a "Flash" window that will display the
=A0 =A0 JibJab, Loading
NakedWife then deletes files with the following extensions:
=A0 =A0 DLL, INI, EXE, BMP and COM
NakedWife will then display the following message:
=A0 =A0 You're now F****D! =A9 2001 by BGK (Bill Gates Killer)
The Symantec Anti-Virus Research Center (SARC) released new
virus definitions on March 6, 2001 that will detect this virus.
Please update your Norton Anti-Virus (NAV) Software
definition file as soon as possible.
Remember, if an email looks suspicious, do not open the attachment!
If your have questions about a suspicious email, or your NAV software
detects any virus:
a. For SUBSCRIBED SYSTEMS
=A0 =A0 Call the OAODNS Support Center _at_ 4-HELP (4-4357)
=A0 =A0 Instructions for running LiveUpdate are available on
=A0 =A0 the OAODNS web site. =A0Go to http://alliance.jpl.nasa.gov
=A0 =A0 and click on the Virus Alert icon.
b. For NON-SUBSCRIBED SYSTEMS
=A0 =A0 Call the Computer Security Hotline _at_ 4-8277.
=A0 =A0 The Norton Antivirus pattern files are available for download
=A0 =A0 directly from the Symantec web site at
=A0 =A0 http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/download.html
=A0 =A0 =A0You may also call the OAODNS Support Center for assistance, =
=A0 =A0 is a fee-based service for non-subscribed systems.
Received on Wed 07 Mar 2001 01:13:52 AM PST