Virus Alert!

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by Frank Zimkas, Sep 18, 2002.

  1. Frank Zimkas

    Frank Zimkas Supporting Actor

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    Some Hoe-bag Skank sent me an email with the following file names as attachments;

    EnvCowboy.Doc & Att00009.txt

    Norton Anti-Virus quarantined the files before any damage was done.

    Keep an eye on your emails folks!
     
  2. Mark Hsieh

    Mark Hsieh Agent

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    What was the virus? I'm guessing klez just because those show up in my box everyday
     
  3. Frank Zimkas

    Frank Zimkas Supporting Actor

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    Mark,
    I don't know what it was. I just get rid of them as quickly as I can. I'm paranoid about crap like that.
     
  4. Mark Hsieh

    Mark Hsieh Agent

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    I always look at the quarantine in Norton, its always fun seeing what they're trying to get you to run.
     
  5. Kevin P

    Kevin P Screenwriter

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    I've never seen Klez sent as a .doc file though. It could have been a Word macro virus.

    The "Att00009.txt" is added by some email clients; this is a harmless file.

    You can look in the quarantine, or the activity log, to find out what virus it caught.

    KJP
     
  6. Neil Joseph

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    Just make sure you keep your virus defs up to date all the time and run regular scans.
     
  7. Andre F

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    God, I hate Klez....
     

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