Monday, January 22, 2007

Get rid of "storm worm"

If your computer has already got hit by the deadly "storm worm" here is the instructions on how to get rid of it. instruction
To know more about the storm worm continue reading..

What is "Storm Worm" ?
--"Storm Worm" is a virus that wants to trick you into finding out more information about the big storm that raged across Europe killing. If your computer gets infected with this virus it will become part of the "malicious botnet".

What is a "malicious botnet"?
--A "malicious botnet" is a collection of computers under the secret control of hackers who not only search these computers for confidential data and email addresses, but use their collective power to send out spam emails and conduct denial of service attacks.

How does "Storm Worm" virus spread?
--The "Storm Worm" may arrive in an email message with any of the following subject lines (intended to lure the recipient into reading the message by offering a political headline of great interest):

* 230 dead as storm batters Europe.
* A killer at 11, he's free at 21 and...
* British Muslims Genocide
* Naked teens attack home director.
* Russian missle shot down Chinese satellite
* Russian missle shot down USA aircraft
* Russian missle shot down USA satellite
* Chinese missile shot down USA aircraft
* Chinese missile shot down USA satellite
* Sadam Hussein alive!
* Sadam Hussein safe and sound!
* Radical Muslim drinking enemies' blood.
* U.S. Southwest braces for another winter blast. More then 1000 people are dead.
* Venezuelan leader: "Let's the War beginning".
* Hugo Chavez dead.
* President of Russia Putin dead.
* Third World War just have started!.
* The Supreme Court has been attacked by terrorists. Sen. Mark Dayton dead!.
* The commander of a U.S. nuclear submarine lunch the rocket by mistake..
* First Nuclear Act of Terrorism!.
* So in Love
* Happy World Religion Day!
* Most Beautiful Girl
* Someone at Last
* I Believe
* The Dance of Love
* The Miracle of Love
* All For You
* Vacation Love
* I am Complete
* Wrapped Up
* Moonlit Waterfall
* A Little (sex) Card
* A Special Kiss
* Hugging My Pillow
* Safe and Sound
* You're Soo kissable
* A Romantic Place
* Breakfast in Bed Coupon
* For You
* I Love You So
* Want to Meet?
* We Are Different
* We Have Walked
* You Asked Me Why

The attachment filename may be any of the following:

* Full Clip.exe
* Full Story.exe
* Read More.exe
* Video.exe
* Full Video.exe
* Full Text.exe
* Flash Postcard.exe

What should I do to keep my computer protected?
--Don't open any mail from any suspicious email address.
--Never open any suspicious attachments.
--Update all your protection softwares.

sources: snopes, wikipedia and other news sources

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