Your son has joined a large band of people

  Forum Editor 23:59 07 Dec 2003

who have been affected by the Sub 7 Trojan. This little nasty can be very nasty indeed, and effectively turns your computer into a server, which can then be accessed by an attacker. The person concerned can gain full control of your computer, and can read, alter, or delete existing files, or place new ones on the machine.

The original infection almost certainly came with a jpeg image file in an email attachment.

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