Virus Warning!

Per Lindgren lindgre@online.no
Tue, 08 May 2001 02:12:46 +0200


Well, you need either one or the other virus program, and I dont have any. I
know, it's stupid of me, but if I had been watching I wouldnt have opened it in
the first place. It's the first time I've executed a virus in my 5 years on the
net! Stoopid me!

Oh well, gotta download Norton AV2k.....

PerL



Burl Vibert wrote:

> The message that pops up to say the file doesn't work means that you
> just successfully installed it.  The next time you boot up it will
> activate and start mailing itself to others and opening a backdoor for
> hackers to get into your system.  Better get rid of it.  Instructions
> can be found here:
> http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.badtrans.13312@mm.html
>
> It's apparently making the rounds of all the email lists.
>
> Burl Vibert
> 1987 5kcstq (with boost again)
> Kingston, Ontario
>
> Per Lindgren wrote:
> >
> > Wow, I just tried to do that :-o
> >
> > Got the message that the file didnt work..... Well, lets see what happens -
> > Kinda exciting :-)
> >
> > PerL
> >
> > Bob Rossato wrote:
> >
> > > I received the "W32/Badtrans@mm" virus as a Card.pif file attachment from
> > > the following message.  Virus scanner deleted file.
> > >
> > > Zsolt, looks like your PC is infected.
> > >
> > > Everybody else, don't open any files with .pif extensions if you receive
> > > one.
> > >