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It reduces considerably the protection level of the computer against other threats, as it prevents the access to certain websites related with security. It spreads via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger.
|First detected on:||Oct. 31, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 3, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
MSNWorm.FH is a worm which reduces considerably the protection level of the computer against other threats, as it prevents the user and the computer from accessing certain websites related to security.
Additionally, it disables the command shell (CMD.EXE) and the option System Restore, which would not allow to recover previously created restore points of the system.
MSNWorm.FH spreads via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger in a message it sends to all the contacts connected at that moment.
MSNWorm.FH is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.>