JS.Seeker is a Trojan horse program that alters the default startup and search pages of your Web browser.
The Trojan horse sometimes arrives as a file named Runme.hta. This file runs only if the Windows Scripting Host is installed.
There are other things that you can do to protect your system from this type of Trojan Horse.
Install the Microsoft patch
- If you are using Norton AntiVirus 2001, a free program update that includes Script Blocking is available. Please run LiveUpdate to obtain this.
- For other versions of Norton AntiVirus, SARC offers a tool to disable the Windows Scripting Host.
This worm takes advantage of a known Microsoft Outlook/Outlook Express security hole. Microsoft has provided a patch for this security hole at http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS99-032.asp
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