Removal of 'Worm VB'

  funbubble 14:41 10 Mar 2007
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Will the free AVG package clear this virus OK

It appears to have linked itself with a recent firefox update!

Cheers all.

  birdface 14:50 10 Mar 2007

If AVG Anti-Virus does not shift it,Try AVG Anti-Spyware,One of the two should shift it.

  funbubble 14:59 10 Mar 2007

I'll post a resolved note when sorted....

  bruno 16:46 10 Mar 2007

I had this one today and it was the AVG free one which warned me about it.It also dealt with it without me doing anything by deleting it.It then declared me clean.

  p;3 17:30 10 Mar 2007

am I reading this right; is there a worm (or thingi)attached to a browser update?

nice one........

  funbubble 20:04 10 Mar 2007

Yup..

Same as Bruno...!

  p;3 20:14 10 Mar 2007

so how did you get rid of it and ensure you ARE rid of it?

  bruno 20:26 10 Mar 2007

I let AVG handle it and it said clean.It came back a second time and I deleted it manually in AVG and then did a full scan to make sure it had gone.I also used Spybot,Ccleaner and A squared.They all came up clean.It came in a Firefox update so I will look on their site to see if it is mentioned.Google did not come up with anything.

  funbubble 20:31 10 Mar 2007

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  rdave13 20:32 10 Mar 2007

Same as p;3 I'd be a bit wary. Googled and came up with this click here .Maybe worth running AV in safemode?

  p;3 20:37 10 Mar 2007

are you running any file sharing programs on there?

adn if it were mine I would get a log checked out just to be sure


click here link to HJT

and ask

click here to check it out for you

do you know from where you got this little joy?

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