ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#4518 - 09/28/01 10:12 PM Two Viri Double Post
sparky66wv Offline
Member
Registered: 11/17/00
Posts: 2232
Loc: West Virginia
This is a double post for better visibility:

An odd download screen appeared while checking on my own web site, I ran PC Cillian Virus Scan House Call and it found two viri. One was called "VBS.Homepage.A" and the other called "TROJ.NETBUSPP.A". The second was received while updating the server list for NIStime which sinc's my computer clock with the atomic clock.

If you have received an email from me saying the following, run a virus diagnostic program:

Subject: "Homepage"

Body:


Hi!

You've got to see this page! It's
really cool ;O)

Attachment: Homepage.HTML.vbs

It then checks for the following registry entry to see if email has already been sent out to all addresses in the address book:

HKCU\Software\An\Mailed

Go here for more: http://www.k7computing.com/newsinfo/Homepage.htm


Also,


Go here for a description of the TROJ NETBUS http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/trojnetbus.html

My apologies if this has caused any harm.

-Virgil

[This message has been edited by sparky66wv (edited 09-29-2001).]
_________________________
-Virgil
Residential/Commercial Inspector
5 Star Inspections
Member IAEI
Top
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
#4519 - 09/29/01 02:21 AM Re: Two Viri Double Post
electure Offline


Member
Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4259
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Virgil,
1st off, I didn't get one ...but:
The wording in the body of the first "homepage" e-mail even sounds like it was written by you ("really cool").
I would have opened it without a second thought.
THX

[This message has been edited by electure (edited 09-29-2001).]
Top

Member Spotlight
Member Since: 11/17/00
Posts: 2232
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
Featured:

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Shout Box


Who's Online
1 registered (ghost307), 67 Guests and 11 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
 
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
 
Top Posters (30 Days)
Admin 49
HotLine1 43
gfretwell 18
Ruben Rocha 12
Trumpy 9
 
Newest Members
Freecrowder, clee512, Jdscott2005, FAIZAN, Regitest2

ECN Electrical Forums - sponsored by Electrical Contractor Network - Electrical and Code Related Discussion for Electrical Contractors, Electricians, Inspectors, Instructors, Engineers and other related Professionals