In order to avoid infection, here are some simple steps you can take in order to avoid this nasty worm:
- Keep Windows updated. Windows regularly releases updates that removes security holes that viruses and worms exploit in order to install malicious code on to your computer.
- Use a good Anti-Virus. See our post on Anti-Virus Software for recommendations.
- Be sure to know what you're browsing on the internet. Don't visit websites that are shady. Know what you're downloading and opening.