Thursday, May 6, 2010

Facebook virus

Due to frequent attacks of viruses on social networking sites, Facebook has decided to increase its security level for its users. Facebook is trying not only to protect the privacy of its users but also wants to provide security against malicious threats, like viruses, spyware and spam.

The pressure on social networking sites to take action on the security front comes increasingly from parents who are concerned about their children’s online security. In the recent statement Facebook they will be creating a special support team that will provide guidance to parents on how to maintain security level for their child while they are using Face book.

However many technocrats are worried about hackers who sends unprecedented spam to more than 400 million registered users. Experts want Facebook to have more resistive security protocol measures in order keep a check on spammers.
Facebook claims that it has introduced new era of technology measures such as CAPTCHAs (Completely Automated Public Turing tests to tell Computers and Humans Apart), which is an automated computer application that runs on the server. If the application detects that a particular users is sending message in an erroneous manners, it will instantaneously block that user.

Follow following steps to remove facebook virus.

STEP 1: Terminate the following processes:

STEP 2: Delete the below mentioned registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\"systray" = "c:\windows\mstre6.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\"systray" = "C:\Windows\fbtre6.exe"

STEP 3: After deleting the registry entries, delete these files: