Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Santa IM Worm hits MSN (And AOL / Yahoo)

A new worm called IM.GiftCom.All tricks users into installing a rootkit on their computer, that in turn will IM the users other contacts with links to an image of Santa. Quote -
"This worm is a medium threat in terms of its distribution, but in terms of the damage it can create, it's a more severe threat," said Art Gilliland, vice president of products for IMlogic.
"It's not a very happy delivery," he added.

This is just one more reasons for companies to block Public IM communications and move to Live Communications Server 2005 with PIC and IMLogic/Sybari for their RTC needs.

Read more at source and thanks to for pointing to the info.

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