Worm Netsky.Q Attachment

  Pesala 23:07 17 Jun 2004

Another cunning email purportedly from symantec.com

"The sample file you sent contains a new virus version of buppa.k.

Please update your virus scanner with the attached dat file.

Best Regards,

Keria Reynolds"

Email Headers:

Return-path: [email protected]>

Delivery-date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 22:13:59 +0100

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From: [email protected]

Needless to remind most of you not to open this one.

  Ian Clark 07:15 17 Aug 2004


I have this. AVG keeps on finding it, but is unable to do anything with it (move to virus vault, delete). How can I remove it? AVG finds it every day, I guess that with AVG running it will not hurt me, but I would like to get rid of it.

What does netsky.q do?? (I am clueless)

Also, this was attached to a mail from Paypal as "here is your Paypal account monthly bill"


  VoG II 07:41 17 Aug 2004

Info click here

Turn off System Restore click here

Run Stinger click here

Turn SR on again.

  Ian Clark 18:55 19 Aug 2004

Fixed - Thanks!!

  spuds 11:34 13 Sep 2004

I got the Netsky.Q this weekend. AVG missed it [yes I do keep it fully updated]. Was running Spy Sweeper and this picked it up. Did recheck with AVG and that 'healed' the problem.

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