i got spyware from WinMx

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by vadislav, Feb 4, 2003.

  1. vadislav

    vadislav Guest

    it's pop up's that say's messenger. like it came through instant message. winmx is p2p. it's supposed to be spyware free.
     
  2. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    messanger is a windows program that people have missused to use as advertising
     
  3. Enyo

    Enyo Moderator

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    As said above its not spyware its the messenger service being abused by spammers.

    GO to http://mynetwatchman.com/kb/security/articles/popupspam/index.htm

    http://www.stopmessengerspam.com/index.html
     
  4. vadislav

    vadislav Guest

    i have outpost firewall free version. how could it get through? is zone alarm free version better than outpost free version?
    thank's
     
  5. Enyo

    Enyo Moderator

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  6. vadislav

    vadislav Guest

    HOW DO YOU CONFIGURE OUTPOST to stop messenger spam, so i can turn my messenger on again.

    thank's
     
  7. canadian_divx

    canadian_divx Canadian_divx

    unless you are on a netowrk that uses it
    you can just turn off the messanger service, it does not do anything unless you are the admin
     
  8. Enyo

    Enyo Moderator

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    Setup rules to block 445, 137, 138, 139

    For specific info on this check the posts on www.outpostfirewall.com/forum im not a OP user anymore so cant tell you exactly how to set it up. The FAQ on that forum covers it.