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|Alias:||Blinkcom, W32/Blinkcom, Venzu, W32.Venzu.Worm|
|Effects: ||It delete files belonging to certain antivirus programs and firewalls.|
|First detected on:||Aug. 24, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||March 15, 2005|
|Country of origin:||VENEZUELA|
Blink is a worm that spreads via e-mail and the MSN Messenger application in a message with variable characteristics. However, the message always contains an attached file with a PIF extension.
This is a dangerous worm, as it is programmed to delete files belonging to certain antivirus programs and firewalls.
A clear indication that your computer is infected by Blink is the text Estas Infectado Por Blink!! displayed on screen when your computer starts up.
Another indication is an e-mail message with an attached file with a PIF extension.
For more information consult the section Means of transmission.