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  elkimhowscot 12:04 26 Apr 2008
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I have been notified on Skype that I have the above spyware on my computer. Will adaware take care of it? If not what should I use?

  rawprawn 14:52 26 Apr 2008

How did Skype notify you regarding that?
You could try Adaware, but I would suggest SuperAntispyware
click here
download, update and run it.
(Untick the Yahoo Tool bar option if you don't want it)

  p;3 15:15 26 Apr 2008

are you sure you have not had a spam email?

what protection programs do you have on board and when did you last fully update them all and run full deep scans?

interestingly at this point in time a google search using the thread title and various variations from it only produced a link to this thread

have you maybe been spammed?

  elkimhowscot 19:23 26 Apr 2008

vvvv[4/25/2008 10:36:59 AM] Software Update ® says: WINDOWS REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
=============================
This is how I found out on Skype. Is it a hoax?
ATTENTION ! Thanks for the SuperSpyware you suggested.Intersting enough. Adware that I just put on the comuter had 238 suspected files.

Security Center has detected
malware on your computer !

Affected Software:

Microsoft Windows NT Workstation
Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Win98
Microsoft Windows Server 2003

Impact of Vulnerability: Remote Code Execution / Virus Infection /
Unexpected shutdowns

Recommendation: Users running vulnerable version should install a repair
utility immediately

Your system IS affected, download the patch from the address below !
Failure to do so may result in severe computer malfunction.

click here[4/25/2008 10:36:59 AM] Software Update ® says: WINDOWS REQUIRES IMMEDIATE ATTENTION
=============================

ATTENTION ! Security Center has detected

  mark2 20:57 26 Apr 2008

the link in the above click here takes you to a source of infection, identified by Nod 32 as a JS/trojandownloader.agent.nbq trojan.

boot into safe mode, clean your temp internet files and run several antispyware apps, SuperAntispyware is a good one

  p;3 21:31 26 Apr 2008

just for the record
google search click here=
and

click here

click here

this link has no date on it unfortunately
click here

of interest, was your message given to you via a messaging set up?

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