PIDGIN virus (omg IS THIS REALLY YOUR PIC?)

Frank Lanitz frank at frank.uvena.de
Fri Feb 10 09:14:02 EST 2012


Am 10.02.2012 12:34, schrieb Philip Mooney:
> Hi,
> An instant message was sent to me by a colleage which contains the text
> "OMG, Is this really you".
> It contained a link, and I inadvertantly clicked on the link.
>  
> What happened then was that my PIDGIN program seemed to automatcially
> send this same message to everyone in my contacst list, I also noticed
> that the message or link was not always the same, see below for some
> examples;
>  
>  
> rofl THIS ISN'T YOUR PICTURE RIGHT? HTTP://BIT.LY/XHtCqe?J391PRB27VK93RA
> <http://bit.ly/XHtCqe?J391PRB27VK93RA>
> omg IS THIS REALLY YOUR PIC? HTTP://BIT.LY/a5PPhG?887754714W54V46
> <http://bit.ly/a5PPhG?887754714W54V46>
> OMG this isn't your photo right? http://bit.ly/wDmBYw?kayl082cp4bm9r2
> LOL this isn't your pic right? http://bit.ly/yDq89I?0mr578253m33ssm
>  
> I have tried to remove this sing Mcaffee but with no luck, I have also
> unintalled and re-installed PIDGIN and still no result.
> Even when my status is offline, PIDGIN still trys to open my contact
> list but it cannot get past that status.
> Can you tell me how I can find and remeove this virus?

Can you tell us which version of pidgin you have been using and which
protocol?

cheers,
Frank



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