SoBig.f Virus Twist

  Jester2K II 15:21 22 Aug 2003

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Sophos has today warned that the mass-mailing W32/Sobig-F worm, which has flooded computer users this week, could attempt to download a Trojan horse between 8pm and 11pm BST today.


  tbh72 15:31 22 Aug 2003

I feel sorry for the hackers / virus makers. They should consider redirecting their skills in some other direction.....!!

37% of the spam I receive are from companies offering security / protection products that would not be needed if not for the hackers etc.

Have hackers considered the billion dollar market they have created & have they considered whom is getting richer due to their antics?

  Peverelli 16:25 22 Aug 2003

AVG, Zone Alarm and my "Anti-Trojan" are all up to date, so fingers crossed .......

  Ben Avery 16:29 22 Aug 2003

Cheers buddy

I won't be home so I'll be "safe"!!



  suzie005 17:49 22 Aug 2003

yeah i was reading my email as i came on the site.anybody know owt about blocking port 8998? can't say i've heard of it and wouldn't have a clue wot to do.

  jazzypop 18:18 22 Aug 2003

Which version of Windows are you using?

Which firewall do you use?

  Magik ®© 19:19 22 Aug 2003

you should be ok if you do not open any attachments from anyone you do not know..

  Magik ®© 19:20 22 Aug 2003

here you can read all about it..

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  Gaz 25 19:25 22 Aug 2003

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Common sense is the best Antivirus.

  suzie005 19:34 22 Aug 2003

i'm using ME and Outpost firewall


i know all about fact i'm fed up of reading about it. was just that i read that little bit and wanted to know about the port i don't open attachments willy nilly and i haven't gone messing with owt either. X

 Gaz 25

i've got AVG.haven't any common sense tho.

  anchor 19:39 22 Aug 2003

Just updated my Norton definitions to todays release. Zone Alarm Pro is also fully active.

Fingers crossed!.

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