This brand new virus is now everywhere. It is spreading so fast as it targets users of Yahoo Instant Messenger. Users can protect themselves by not clicking on links sent to them by other users or contained in Yahoo! Messenger status messages of those contacts on their contact list. The virus propagate himself through messenger ‘shared by friends’ links. Most of infected people hate that words “yahoo virus through messenger” but’s the way of multiplication.
But, how many of you know that the virus above it’s also a worm? Trojan, worm and virus… that’s the three ways of calling it. But the effect it’s the same. Infection.
If your computer is infected with this powerful Trojan /virus, it sends the nsl-school.org url (or another, in the same way) to all of your friend list in yahoo messenger using your ID and expect that in only a few hours many of your friends will get infected with it.How to clean yourself from such viruses, that give you fake Yahoo Messenger status, and also delivers automatically PM (private messages) to all of your contacts in yahoo messenger?
How to clean messenger worms
Here’s the walk through that will resolve your problem:
- Save next file on your computer. (Yahoo Messenger Virus/Trojan/Worm removal )
- Close ALL internet explorer windows and yahoo messenger. The best it’s to close all other applications.
- RUN the fixworm.exe file (By using Start – Run and go to the file, or open a My computer instance)
- After the executable complete his job (removing bad files) you will be asked to restart the computer. Do it.
- The cleaning it’s done. Bad files cleared.
- Ensure yourself of non opening anymore bad links.
- Use FIREFOX. (http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/)
- Use a good antivirus. I have added already a good start point for you right here: http://blog.lejer.ro/2007/04/22/list-of-best-antivirus-software/