Yes, Virginia, there IS a Santa Worm

December 22nd, 2005

My girls frequently ask why I won’t allow them to install an Instant Messaging client on our home PCs. It’s because they’re an infection vector for various nasty computer diseases like worms, viruses, and trojan horses. Here’s the story of a worm making the rounds disguised as a message from Santa: Santa IM worm hits AOL, MSN and Yahoo.

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