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New variation of Love Bug virus deemed low risk by Sophos.


A new variation of the Love Bug virus has been recorded in the wild by Sophos.

The new variant is called VBS/LoveLet-CD and is nicknamed Cartolina as it contains the phrase "c'e una cartolina per te" or "here is a postcard for you" in the subject line. Sophos does not, however, predict the same scale of infection as the May 2000 outbreak as the e-mail contains the Italian subject line.

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Date:Feb 9, 2001
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