Multilingual MSN Messenger Worm Spreads

Users of Microsoft’s MSN Messenger should be aware of a new “smart” worm that checks the configuration of their Windows client and sends a message in the appropriate language, according to security companies Akonix Systems and Symantec. The message in English is: “haha i found your picture!”
If a user clicks on a link included with the message, a copy of the W32.Spyboot worm is automatically downloaded to their computer. Spyboot is a backdoor program that can, among other things, close security applications and help further spread the worm.
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