Symantec: New Virus Deletes All Files

June 09, 2004


Hack In The Box - Symantec: New Virus Deletes All Files: "The malware targets Windows computers, and arrives in an email bearing the subject 'Re' and an attachment that will have an .asp, .hta, .htm, .htt, .html, .vbe or .vbs extension. Upon infection, the virus uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to everyone in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book. 'If the day is the 6th, 13th, 21st, or 28th, the worm will delete all the files from the computer,' Symantec reports."