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You Have" or "Here You Have It" Email With a Link That Could Infect Your Computer-Virus!
Summary of the eRumor: This is a forwarded email with
the subject heading that says, "Here You Have It" or "Here You Have." When you open the
email it says that it contains a link to an Adobe PDF document that you
The Truth: Be careful with this one because it could
infect your computer.
On September 9, 2010
Symantec Security Response
sent out a warning about a forwarded email with the subject of
"Here you have" that contains a link to a computer file that can lead to
Various versions are
spreading globally along the Internet but typically they say, "Hello:
This is The Document I told you about, you can find it here." This is
followed by a link that appears to be an Adobe PDF document on the
Internet but in reality it is an executable program.
This file may infect
your system similar to the old mass-mailing viruses like Nimda, Melissa
and Anna Kournikova. The worms consist of either the W32/VBMania@MM or
W32.Imsolk.B@mm, which are both detectable by most virus protected
A real example of the eRumor as it has
appeared on the Internet:
The Real Infected Email with attachment looks like
Subject: Here You Have
This is The Document I told you about, you can find it here.
The Warnings look like this:
This information arrived this morning, Direct from
both Microsoft and Norton Please send it to everybody you know who has
Access to the Internet. You may receive an apparently harmless e-mail
titled "Here you have it" If you open the file, a message will appear on
your screen saying: 'It is too late now, your life is no longer
Subsequently you will LOSE EVERYTHING IN YOUR PC, And the person who
sent it to you will gain access to your Name, e-mail and password. This
is a new virus which started to circulate on Saturday afternoon. AOL has
already confirmed the severity, and the anti virus software's are not
capable of destroying it.
The virus has been created by a hacker who calls himself 'life owner'.
PLEASE SEND A COPY OF THIS E-MAIL TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS, And ask them to
PASS IT ON IMMEDIATELY!
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