Spy worm spreads over instant messaging

Friday, 22 July 2005, 4:18 PM EST

The latest threat is a Trojan called Kirvo, which arrives in the form of an instant message from someone on the user's "friends" list. The message contains a link to a website which, if clicked on, loads a copy of Kirvo onto the computer, according to an advisory from security company Symantec.

At ENN.

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