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    Smile Worms

    My friend Google mail has started posting out to his contacts link in the email for advertisements "herbal Viagra" with out his knowledge. He had no idea until his contacts informed him.
    He is running M$ XP and has Norton antivirus that is up to date.
    btw wot Web Of Trust warned me the link in the email was unsafe, thankfully

    Thanks Jimmy

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    Jimmy,

    I'd have him download Malwarebytes and run a full scan. He could also try several of the major AV manufacturer's online scans. No one AV product will catch everything!
    May the Forces of good computing be with you!

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    ....and get him to check his gmail privacy and sharing settings and change his password.

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