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It reduces the copmputer security, as it stops the Windows Security Center service and the VNC service and attempts to connect to a certain website in order to send information about the affected computer. It spreads via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger.
|First detected on:||Oct. 30, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 30, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
MSNPhoto.I is a worm that reduces the protection level of the computer, as it stops the Windows Security Center service and the VNC service if installed.
Additionally, it attempts to connect to a certain website in order to send information about the affected computer, such as the computer name.
MSNPhoto.I spreads via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger.
MSNPhoto.I is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer via MSN Messenger in an instant message that contains a link, like one of the following:
- LOL, you look so ugly in this picture,
- Should I put this on facebook/myspace?
- Hey m8, who is this on the right, in this picture...
- Sup, seen the pictures from the other night?