New IM worms hit MSN Messenger

Tuesday, 8 March 2005, 10:06 AM EST

New worms spreading through MSN Messenger -- and its bundled-with-Windows Windows Messenger version -- via links to a malicious site are infecting users and leaving their PCs open to hacker hijack, security vendors reported Monday.

The new worms, tagged as Kelvir.a and Kelvir.b, appeared over the weekend and on Monday, respectively, anti-virus vendors said.

By Gregg Keizer at InternetWeek.

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