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Just got hit with the Klez virus from someone here!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by newyorkin, Apr 30, 2002.

  1. newyorkin

    newyorkin 1 ton status

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    Hey y'all, scan your computers! I think someone here is infected with the klez

    Someone just sent me the klez virus. I'm assuming it's someone from here because this is the only place I used the k54x4 email address, and this virus mass mails to your address book, and chooses a random name from your address book as the "from". My subject line was "password", and it had an attached virus that tries to run in preview mode (www.offroad[.com.pif).

    Here are the virus details:
    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS01-020.asp
     
  2. TXBIGFISH

    TXBIGFISH 1/2 ton status

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    Ijust got a mail earlier about the same thing from someone by the name of "BIGIRON".
    I deleted without opening.
     
  3. tRustyK5

    tRustyK5 Big meanie Staff Member Super Moderator GMOTM Winner Author

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    My puter caught one from Realsquash titled "My home town"...scanned right after and I'm still uninfected.

    Rene
     
  4. riz

    riz 3/4 ton status

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    <font color=blue> No good !
     
  5. Hossbaby50

    Hossbaby50 3/4 ton status

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    How exactly do you know you have this virus?
     
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    Prembird 1/2 ton status

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    get the latest virus updates for your virus scanner and just run your scan... see if anything shows up...
     
  7. gotmud?

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    must be virus day/forums/images/icons/frown.gifI just got the VBS.love letter virus!
     
  8. mudhog

    mudhog THEGAME Staff Member Super Moderator

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    our local club (oregon bush hackers) email list just got hit with one today as well /forums/images/icons/frown.gif i think the greenies are out to get us because we showed up for the national sove day the other weekend and they didnt so we looked better so they are trying to get even with us /forums/images/icons/frown.gif
     
  9. newyorkin

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    I have Norton, it scans anything I access, and when I selected this email to preview (habitual to me, I just hit the end key to go to the bottom of the list), Norton gave me a warning. I didn't even open it, just previewed it in Outlook Express, which is supposed to be protected, IE 6.

    To date, I've still never actually gotten infected with a virus!
     
  10. gotmud?

    gotmud? 1/2 ton status

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    turn off preview.
     
  11. newyorkin

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    There's supposed to be a patch that comes with IE6 to prevent this. I didn't get infected with the virus, NAV caught it before it ran, but I figured I ought to warn anyone that might have it right now and not know it.
     
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    I have been sent it numerous times from some of my eBay associates. I keep my virus definitions updated. Thanks to MUDNUTT I have the newest version of NAV. Thanks Bob.

    John
     

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