Virus Warning!

Rave Racer Ravewar@home.com
Tue, 8 May 2001 12:06:54 -0400


    Thanks everyone for the link.  And I guess I should thank Mr. Myers as
well as everyone seems to have got the link from him.

> I've been using the free downloadable antivirus program from
> Grisoft
>
http://www.grisoft.com/html/us_index.cfmhttp://www.grisoft.com/html/us_index
.cfm
> that Bob Myers introduced us to a year or so ago.  It worked to eliminate
> virus portions of the Zsolt messages just fine.
>
>
>
> At 04:37 AM 05/08/2001 -0400, Rave Racer wrote:
>
>
> >         Where do I download this from?  I need it.  I think I am now the
> >main transmitter of this on this list.
> >
> > > 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.
> > > > > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
>
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