September 04, 2007
SingCert raises a worm alert. The worm dubbed "Singworm" sends an infectious link to all the MSN contacts of the infected user.
There have been reports of a worm (dubbed "Singworm") spreading through the MSN messenger instant messaging client. Users are infected when they execute the malware downloaded from the infectious link sent from their MSN contacts. Singworm is a cocktail of various pieces of malware built mainly for spamming.
Singworm will download another adware/spyware-like program (winsys.exe) whose variants have been known to be involved in various types of data theft, including login details, banking information and personal data.