- A NEW MASS MAILER DETECTED
Virus Name : VBS/Carnival
Alias : I-Worm.Carnival,
Virus type : VBScript
level : Low
VBS/Carnival is a VB
script worm uses Microsoft outlook to spread. The
email message subject will be "Next Week: Brazilian
Carnival" and the attachment will
and the message
body will be "That's Great...".
The VBS extension will
not appear if Windows Scripting Host is
installed. When you open the attachment, it
copies to TEMP folder. Then it opens the
Microsoft Outlook Address book and sends email to
all the addresses stored in that.
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
Solo has incorporated VBS/Carnival
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
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.
to remove this worm?
you are already infected with this worm, you can
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