Latest version of AVG is 6.0.441 and Virus Database is 247.
Ta very much, 3rd. this week!.......
these avg chaps have been busycheers
Presumably could be due to this?Name: Worm/ExplorerZip.EAlias: W32/ExploreZi-NType: Internet Worm (UPX packed)Discovered: January 8, 2003Size: 91.048KBPlatforms: WindowsDescription:Worm/ExplorerZip.E is a mass mailing Internet worm that spreads through the use of stored e-mail addresses.The worm arrives through e-mail in the following format:Subject: RE: <random text>Body: Hi <email name> !I received your email and I shall send you a reply ASAP.Till then, take a look at the attached zipped docs.bye. Attachment: zipped_files.exeIf executed, the worm copies itself in the \windows\%system% directory under the filenames "_setup.exe", "<random filename>,exe" and "Explorer.exe".Additionally, the "Win.ini" file in C:\Windows will also get modified:- C:\Windows\Win.inirun=run=C:\Windows\system\_setup.exe orrun=C:\Windows\system\explore.exeSo that it gets run each time a user restart their computer the following registry key gets added:HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows"run"="C:\\WINNT\\System32\\Explore.exe"** Registry key created only with Microsoft Windows NT/2000/XPWorm/ExplorerZip.E will then zero out the lengths of files with the following extensions:- *.asm, - *.c- *.cpp- *.doc- *.h- *.ppt- *.xls Regards Leo49
woww ! I'm impressed, but hopefully AVG will take care of all that for me - otherwise my paranoier will be well founded.Thanks for update warning, must check daily.Regards
leo49, Interesting read, when does the movie come out! :o)
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