Orkut Auto Scrap Virus
Orkut is getting targeted by a new Brazilian scrap virus, the virus infects users clicking on the above scrap message claiming to show some kind of video with the machine translated english version of the message below:
I saw this video I remembered of vc. Look what cool soh nao goes land grabber with me ta? rrrsssss. after me talk the one to she found.
The above claimed video is a .exe file which infects users computer and sends the same scrap to all your friends on Orkut, the virus installs "orkutkut.exe" and "imglog.exe" on the infected computer, the virus can easily be disabled by following the steps below:
- Kill both the process from the task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
- Remove startup entries using msconfig.exe
- Delete the two above mentioned files from system32 folder.
To secure yourself from such threats never click on unknown links in your scrapbook.