warning latest AVG did not pick up SWEN virus

  ripvan 21:47 25 Sep 2003

AVG users please beware,reading another posting I realised that I probably downloaded the SWEN virus this afternoon in what I thought was a microsoft update email(I had recently been updating my 98me and didn't think!)even though I had not had any adverse symptoms.Maybe because I had not rebooted since opening the email.There was NO indication from my AVG that I had a virus.As advised on the posting I looked at the Symantec site and ran there test and it found it.I ran there free download fix and have removed it.Shows it pays to read this site!!

  barnettgs 21:53 25 Sep 2003

Never downloads microsoft 'updates' via e-mail. Microsoft don't send e-mail about updates. I use AVG but alwayd be aware of what is in e-mails.

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