Removing the new MySpace messenger worm

Posted by the andyman on 19 Jun 2006 (7088 views)
If you've unluckily downloaded the MySpace MSN/Windows Live Messenger worm that absorbation posted about last week then there is now a way to remove it.

It sends messages like "check out these pics of us!", but the file leads you to download an .exe and if that is ran it will send the same message to all your contacts. No real damage from this one is known, but your contacts won't be too happy with you that's for sure. Remember instant messengers are a target for viruses and worms so be careful.

Someone called Serena has posted a guide on how to remove it on her blog. I won't quote it here so if you do have it and want to remove it then have a look at her blog post.

For more help visit the comments on this subject at Fanatic Live.

Instructions on how to remove the MySpace messenger worm
More help about removing this worm at Fanatic Live

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