Desktop dating email virus
The worm utilizes a known security hole in Microsoft Outlook/IE5 to insert a script file, UPDATE. It is not necessary to detach and run an attachment. HTA is placed in Program-Start Up of the Start menu.Therefore, the infection routine is not executed until the next time you start your computer. HTA is a script file that uses MS Outlook to send the worm e-mail message to everyone in the MS Outlook address book.By patching the known security hole in Microsoft Outlook/IE5, the worm will no longer propagate. Keep your virus software up-to-date with the latest virus signatures from the software vendor, since the anti-virus software cannot detect new viruses without an update.If you use Norton Anti Virus software, ensure that Auto-Protect is enabled.The worm utilizes Microsoft Outlook, Outlook Express, Exchange to mail itself out by replying to unread messages in your Inbox.The worm will also search the mapped drives and networked machines for Windows installations and copy itself to the Windows directory of the remote machine and modify the WIN. The payload of the worm will destroy any file with the extension .h, .c, .cpp, asm, .doc, .ppt, or on your hard drives, any mapped drives, and any network machines that are accessible each time it is executed. You may receive the worm as an attachment called zipped_files.exe, masquerading itself as the usual self-extracting zip file.All reports so far originate from India, and apparently use the names of the , but it won't take much for the scam to make its way to the UK too.
Whats App scams are usually pretty easy to spot for seasoned users, but every so often one comes along that will catch you out.Message from Jim Balsamic (CEO of Whatsapp ) we have had an over usage of user names on whatsapp Messenger.We are requesting all users to forward this message to their entire contact list.And anyway, what's the worst that can happen, right? By clicking on the link you are taken to a survey page that asks you to answer various personal questions.This survey has absolutely nothing to do with the supermarket, and everything to do with stealing your data.