From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: OT: Anyone seen these viruses?
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Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2002 23:16:51 GMT
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On Fri, 4 Oct 2002 23:56 +0100 (BST),
briansalt@NScix.co.uk (B. W. Salt.),
In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
Entitled: "Re: OT: Anyone seen these viruses?",
Wrote the following:
|In article , firstname.lastname@example.org (Terry Pinnell) wrote:
|> I got around to doing a scan with Norton AntiVirus today and found a
|> total of 20 files 'infected'.
|I sympathise with you, but your lack of attention has probably infected many other computers with the viruses from your machine. It is
|now a serious problem and has to be so treated. Norton has been very tardy with some of the updates - I think the response to Klez
|was just one example.
|Bugbear is very nasty indeed, in that it can transmit all your details and passwords - in fact anything that's on you machine to
|I suggest you dump Norton and use Kasperskey. Scheduled updates (as set by you); scheduled scans (as set by you) and fast
|response to a new virus. Don't let the fact that Kasperskey is actually Russian put you off! There is a U.K. setup, with real people on
|the end of the telephone!
|Remove NS from address before replying.
I'm puzzled by your animosity toward NAV, when, as admitted by the OP,
he was derelict in doing his live updates... probably an unregistered
copy, thus no automatic live updates. I've been using NAV for years
with no problems, and their newest live update method sometimes
provides more than one update a day.
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