Re: Virus

From: David H. Lipman (DLipman~nospam~_at_Verizon.Net)
Date: 02/11/04


Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 10:33:23 -0500

Go to McAfee (http://www.mcafee.com/myapps/mfs/default.asp) and/or Trend
(http://housecall.antivirus.com ) and perform an online scan of your platform.

Please report back your results.

Dave

"Jane" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:ebe901c3f0b2$b9bb9870$a601280a@phx.gbl...
| Are you able to help me ?
|
| >-----Original Message-----
| >Excuse me - What are YOU talking about ?
| >
| >If you post to UseNet with your TRUE, not a munged, email
| address then you have invited the
| >Swen Internet worm [aka; W32/Gibe-F] to visit you.
| >
| >The Swen is news spelled backwards. The reason it is
| called this is because the Swen worm
| >harvests email addresses from UseNet News Groups. It has
| an engine that allows it to post
| >itself to UseNet News Groups as well as it has its own
| email engine. From the list of
| >email addresses that it has harvested, it will then email
| itself to those addresses.
| >
| >Dave
| >
| >
| >
| ><anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
| >news:e54e01c3f0a0$427519b0$a001280a@phx.gbl...
| >| I have now disabled this email address to stop the
| idiots
| >| from sending more cr*p through to me. Where do you
| people
| >| get off ?
| >|
| >|
| >| >-----Original Message-----
| >| >Help,
| >| >
| >| >My system has got a virus that has disabled my Norman
| >| Anti-
| >| >Virus Software. I have installed Symantec Norton Anti-
| >| >Virus but this tells me the system is clean. It
| >| isn't !
| >| >My system is running really slowly and I can't get onto
| >| >the internet, it cuts me off just as its checking my
| >| >password (I'm having to use someone else's PC. Does
| this
| >| >mean a total rebuild or is there a solution? Please
| >| don't
| >| >talk in techy speak as I am not technical. Thanks
| >| >.
| >| >
| >
| >
| >.
| >