PIDGIN virus (omg IS THIS REALLY YOUR PIC?)

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Fri Feb 10 17:45:02 EST 2012


On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 17:39, Mike Koos <makoto092 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Could it simply be a virus/trojan/worm that's designed to send messages
> using the IM URIs (like aim:, etc.) - and if Pidgin's set to handle those
> URIs, it's used to send the messages?
>
> If that was the case, I'd wonder if 'disabling' the URIs would cause the
> messages to stop.

The URIs shouldn't actually send a message, they should only open up a
pre-populated IM window.

-D



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