Nyxem is thought to have caught out many people by promising porn to those who open the attachments on e-mail messages carrying the virus.More details at BBC.
Anti-virus companies have stopped lots of copies, suggesting it had infected a large number of computers.
The Nyxem-E Windows virus first emerged on 16 January and has been steadily racking up victims ever since. Nyxem-E is also known as the Blackmal, MyWife, Kama Sutra, Grew and CME-24 virus.
Windows users urged to scan PCs before February 3
Posted on Tuesday, Jan 31 2006 @ 01:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck