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Please READ: New worm installs Malicious browser...

By Spike
May 22, 2006
  1. source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/05/22/safety_browser_im_worm/
     
  2. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 2,168

    Yahoo messenger users beware!

    Let's hope Yahoo can patch it, else our security and the web forum is going to start getting busy!
     
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Thanks for the info Spike.

    According to the article, the only way of getting rid of the infection is to hose down(format) the infected computer.

    This is easy enough for us to recommend, but not so comfortable for the user who`s machine is infected with this malware.

    I`m going to temporarily sticky this thread, in the hope that members will read the article and be aware of the threat.

    Regards Howard :)

    P.s I`ve also moved this thread to our security and the web forum.
     
  4. Spike

    Spike TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 2,168

    No problem Howard. It's probably a better method than cross-posting it (Once is enough. lol) :p
     
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