Know Your Malware: Yimp Removal
Yimp is an Internet worm, which spreads through instant messages sent using the AIM or Yahoo! Messenger program. The victim receives a message containing a link to a malicious executable. Once he or she clicks on a link and runs a file, the worm immediately installs itself to the system. It initiates a spreading routine sending bogus messages to all the user's contacts and runs a payload. Yimp downloads from the Internet and executes potenitally harmful files, disables several system services and blocks access to popular antivirus and security-related web sites. The worm automatically runs on every Windows startup.
Related files: opengld.exe
• Connects itself to the internet
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background Remove Yimp, removal instructions
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