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VBS/SANTA - A NEW MASS MAILER DETECTED

Virus Name  : VBS/Santa

Alias             : I-Worm.Santa, VBS_SANTA

Virus type    : VBScript worm

Threat level : Low

Virus details :

                     VBS/Santa aka I-Worm/Santa is a VB Script worm uses Microsoft outlook to spread. It needs windows scripting host to work. The attachment name will be Xmas.VBS. The VBS extension will not appear if windows scripting host is installed.

                     When you open the attachment, it opens the Microsoft Outlook Address book and sends email to 50 address stored in that. The message subject will be "News vom Weihnachtsmann <application user name>", the message body will be

"Guten Tag,
es ist bald Weihnachten.
Und wie sieht's aus mit schönen Geschenken ?
Hierzu ein Tip vom Weihnachtsmann:
Unter www.leos-jeans.de gibt es die besten Geschenke im Web !
Das bedeutet absolut stressfreies Einkaufen, schnelle und unkomplizierte Lieferung, riesige Auswahl.
Also nichts wie hin, und Frohe Weihnachten."

                     It only replicates using outlook and won't damage data in the local machine. Because of the mass mailing routine there is threat to down the e-mail servers.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated VBS/Santa worm in its signature file to protect users from this worm attack. Solo antivirus registered users are already protected from this worm. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats.

                     To protect your system against infection, disable Windows Scripting Host by following these steps: Click the Start button, Settings, Control Panel, then select Add/Remove Programs, then select the Windows Setup tab, then double-click Accessories, scroll down to Windows Scripting Host, and uncheck the box. Save changes and close the window.

How to remove this worm?

                   If you are already infected with this worm, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software. Solo antivirus can detect and remove VBS/Santa worm safely. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

                   Solo anti-virus not only scans for all viruses, it contains a unique System Integrity Checker to protect you from New Internet Worms, Backdoors and malicious VB, Java Scripts. It also effectively removes all existing Internet Worms, File viruses, malicious VBS, Java scripts, Trojans, Backdoors, boot sector, partition table and macro viruses.

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