. Â Microsoft made a post on theÂ Inside Windows Live blog today alerting users that there is a malicious worm currently trying to spread itself through IM networks, including Windows Live Messenger 2009 (Wave 3). Hereâ€™sÂ an excerpt from the post:
A particularly malicious worm (a self-replicating computer virus) is currently trying to spread itself through many of the worldâ€™s largest instant messaging and social networks, including Windows Live Messenger 2009 â€¦ The worm spreads by inserting a link into an IM conversation with a person whose computer is already infected. When someone clicks the link, it opens in a browser, downloads the worm on the recipientâ€™s computer, and then repeats this process.
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