In any language, IM worm a pain

Thursday, 25 August 2005, 11:37 AM EST

A new "multiple language" smart worm is spreading through Instant Messaging, checking system settings of IM clients and then sending messages in the appropriate language.

The virus appears to be a new variant of the Kelvir instant messaging (IM) worm dubbed Kelvir.HI, propagating over a leading public IM network, said security firm Akonix.

By Tim Gray at internetnews.

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