Friend Greeting Spyware Profile

Friend Greeting is a spyware program that has certain Worm characteristics.  It was first discovered on October 24 in 2002.  It was debatable for a time what kind of malware it actually was.
The way you get infected with Friend Greeting is through a spam email.  It tells you that you have an e-card waiting for you.  Once you click the link, it directs you to  Once there, the website requests that you install a component to view your e-card.  In the fine print, it tells you that it will send the same email message you got to all of your contacts in Microsoft Outlook.  It will also install another spyware component called Hide Minimized.
According to Lisa Smith, a product manager for McAfee, “It’s clogging networks. It doesn’t damage your system, but it does violate your privacy.”  If your computer is infected with Friend Greet, you should clean it out immediately.  SpyZooka is the best program for all your antispyware needs.

Also Known As:
Friend Greeting.eml,,
W32.Friendgreet.worm (Symantec),
Flooder.MailSpam.FriendGreetings (Kaspersky),
Hide Minimized.dr (McAfee), W32/Aggressive_Marketing.Friendgreetings (F-Prot),
Win32/FriendGreet!Trojan (Computer Associates), Friendgreet (Computer Associates),
W32/FriendGreet (Panda), Friend Greeting Card, Adware/Mailspam.FriendGreetings,

Associated Files:
friendcard.exe, w32freget-a.exe,
otupdate.exe, otms.exe, winsrvc.exe,
3972ADCE-8737-45DE-A6E2-A253348E5A1E, 7677C920-9CC3-4621-AF8C-AD45402DC2FD,
94D4ADFB-AA5E-4297-B0CC-F3843B541267, 7011471D-3F74-498E-88E1-C0491200312D,
SOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionApp ManagementARPCacheFriend Greetings,
SOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionApp ManagementARPCacheFriend Greetings\,
SOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionApp ManagementARPCacheFriend Greetings,
<br>SOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionApp ManagementARPCacheFriend Greetings,
<br>SOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionApp ManagementARPCacheFriend Greetings,

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