Daily Archive for December 22nd, 2005

More info…

…regarding that IM virus I blogged about earlier this week from my IT Department at work:

There have been some reports of a virus being distributed via the AOL Instant Messenger client. The virus comes in as a link to the mySpace website.

It may look something like this:

look at my new picture http://www.myspace.com/users/XXXXXX.jpg

This instant message will come from someone that has been infected, which will likely be someone on your “buddies list”. Please make sure to NOT CLICK on URLs contained within instant messaging programs. This includes Yahoo, MSN Messenger, AOL AIM, Trillian, Sykpe, etc.

There isn’t any information about this at Symantec, but here is what we have found:

http://www.marketingshift.com/2005/12/myspace-aim-virus-warning.cfm




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