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Re: Windows Messenger Pop-up spam
From: Ansgar -59cobalt- Wiechers <bugtraq () planetcobalt net>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 01:21:09 +0100

On 2004-11-30 Beauford, Jason wrote:
On 2004-11-29 Seth Jackson wrote:
Yup good ole meesenger popups are still out there.
If messenger service is running you can still get the popups. Just
turn the meesenger service off (not the windwos messenger the
messenger service located in Control Panel->Administrative
tools->Services).
I have Norton Internet Security 2003 and I still got the popups until
I turned messenger off.

http://support.microsoft.com/?id=330904

Block those Ports!

*sigh*

Why? Simply disable the stupid messenger service (because obviously it's
not needed anyway). There's no need to block any port because of
messenger spam.

Regards
Ansgar Wiechers
-- 
"Those who would give up liberty for a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety, and will lose both."
--Benjamin Franklin


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