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It displays messages on screen and affects other computers connected to MSN Messenger.
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 11, 2007|
Choke.B is a worm that reaches computers in a message sent online in a MSN Messenger session.
Choke.B is not considered a dangerous worm, as its only objective is to spread to other computers. If the MSN Messenger application is not installed on the computer, Choke.B cannot automatically send itself to other users.
Choke.B is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in a an e-mail message with the following characteristics:
In addition, Choke.B displays a window indicating the need to use the Flash program (version 6.5):
Then, it displays the following error message:
While these messages are displayed, Choke.B goes memory resident.