MSN users, beware of a virus that’s spreading around. Trust no one, not even your friends. Because this virus just might come from someone you least expected. Here’s how I “almost” go infected with this virus.
The virus sends itself and tempts you to accept the transfer.
Being curious, I began the transfer.
It was a zip file so I opened it up and there wasn’t a picture in it. Instead, there was a very suspicious file inside. How convenient, using “photoalbum.com” to set the “.com” file extension. To really make sure it wasn’t a picture, we look at the file’s content.
There you have it. It’s an executable file. All executable files start with “MZ”
This should be the next recommended step to take.
The virus doesn’t give up easily though…
Wow, your vacation pictures are just 84kb? This picture is already 30kb. Don’t tell me you just took one picture for the whole of your vacation? I’ll pass.
Now I would have given in if a girl sent me this. But from a guy? No thanks
So everyone who’s using MSN, becareful. And if you’re free, ask your friends if you’re sending them funny zip files. If you are, then you’re infected. Stop using msn and go out and have a life. Or you can seek help online. Continue reading