Description of MSN Cookie 1.0 :
It disguises itself as an MSN process, prompting the user to re-enter his information that will supposedly renew the MSN cookie data. MSN Cookie allows a third party to take over the infected computer with the same rights as the user. The attacker can download or delete files and view all your passwords stored in the computer. It can be transferred through FTP or ICQ.
Recommendation for MSN Cookie 1.0 :
It is highly recommended that this application be removed. Non-removal of this application will leave you defenseless against attackers who can take control of your computer.
Browser Hijacker: No
Commercial Keylogger: No
Remote Administration Tool: No
Company Name: .
Methods of Distribution: A system gets infected via receiving an infected instant message from the MSN instant messenger.
Release Date: 1999