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IM worm stains the magic of Christmas

IM worm stains the magic of Christmas

A new IM worm tricks you into opening a picture of Santa Claus, and then installs a root kit on your PC that lets the cracker use your own IM contacts to trick more people. The worm is considered a medium threat--probably because the fat bearded guy isn't the most compelling picture they could have chosen.