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[FIX] Windows Virus: Trojan.W32.Looksky

My Windows got attacked by this frustrating and irritating worm called “Trojan.W32.Looksky”. Once you get this worm in your computer, you will surely be eager to kill and delete this coz’ it’s so… irritating, always getting pop-up with the following message:

Security Warning!

Trojan.W32.Looksky detected on your machine. This virus is distributed via the Internet through e-mail and Active-X objects. The worm has its own SMTP engine which means it gathers e-mails from your local computer and re-distributes itself. In worst cases this worm can allow attackers to access your computer, stealing passwords and personal data.
This process should be removed from your system.

Type: Virus
System Affected: Windows 2000, NT, ME, XP, Vista
Security risk (0-5): 5
Recommendations: Click Yes to remove it from your PC immediately.

[Yes] [No]

Also, some webpage opens in regular intervals. Uff… so irritating..

About the worm:

Discovered: December 9, 2005

Also Known As: W32/Looksky-E [Sophos]

Type: Worm

Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Solution:

Go to http://siri.geekstogo.com/SmitfraudFix.php

Just follow the steps described on the above link and you’re done.

I just got rid of this worm.

A lot of thanks to SmitfraudFix.

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