AIM virus

By jchamknight
May 28, 2007
  1. I clicked on a link that said "is this facebook photo good enough to tag you in?" and now when i sign on a virus with that similar message sends to everyone on my buddy list, what should i do?
  2. twite

    twite TechSpot Paladin Posts: 937

    Anything to do with AOL is a virus. Try reinstalling, or getting something like ZoneAlarm that scans im's.
  3. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    Hi jchamknight and welcome to techspot. =)

    Important: Please read this thread HERE before you decide whether to clean or reformat your system.

    Should you decide to clean your computer, please go ahead to Viruses/Spyware/Malware, preliminary removal instructions and follow the steps given. These are a comprehensive mix of steps to remove common malware, as well as provide us logs of your system to look at so we can further remove any tricky nasties.
    Do follow all the instructions exactly.

    Thereafter, please post fresh HijackThis, AVG Antispyware and Combofix logs as attachments into this thread. Do not copy and paste if not it will be ignored and/or removed.

    Also, please let me know the results of the AVG Antirootkit scan

    Your friendly momok =)

    This thread is for the use of jchamknight only. Please don't post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
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