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IM worm installs ‘safe’ Web browser

A new instant messaging worm installs a rogue Web browser called “Safety Browser” and hijacks the user’s Internet Explorer home page, experts have warned. The worm, dubbed “yhoo32.explr” by FaceTime Security Labs, was found two weeks ago on the Yahoo instant messaging network and was still active as of Friday, Tyler Wells, senior director of research at FaceTime, a seller of instant messaging security products, said in an interview. Full Story

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