worm is a malicious VBScript program which spreads in a variety of ways. An infected e-mail is sent to people with an attachment named: Mawanella.vbs
. The subject of the e-mail is: Mawanella
or similar wording. The body of the message is: Mawanella is a Sri Lanka Village
, or similar wording.
When theperson opens the e-mail, the worm executes, displays a message box entitled "VBScript: Mawanella", and attempts to e-mail itself to all recipients in the Microsoft Outlook address book. It will only attempt this when executed.
Indications of infection:
The email and message box described above
The attachment Mawanella.vbs