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Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by T.Power, Dec 3, 2001.

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  1. T.Power

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    For the past two weeks I have been recieving messages on my E-Mail telling me that they contain viruses,I have Norton anti virus running enabled yet it has vever detected any virus, when I tried to save these to disc they dissapear,I have also recieved several messages telling me that E-Mails from me(which I have never sent) contained a virus and were stopped.
    I have just recieved an E-Mail from Australia from someone who says he has recieved an E-Mail from me, which he says was auto-generated,I dont know what that means,can anyone please help?
     
  2. angel

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    Could be Sircam or similar.
    Have you confirmed that your virus definition files are up-to-date? What version of Norton?
     
  3. T.Power

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    Thanks for your prompt reply,I have Norton Utilities 2001,I have recently run Live Update,if I go to Virus definition what would I look for, or do?
    Tom Power
     
  4. angel

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    I don't have 2001 but it should show you a date somewhere for the definition files (sometimes they don't get updated).

    Try an online virus scan at http://housecall.antivirus.com/
     
  5. Rockn

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    Doesn't necessarily mean they came from you. If your name is on one of your friends address book and they are infected it will send out a message with your name in the From line. Contact all your friends and have them check their PC's for any virus.
     
  6. T.Power

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    Once again you lads have come up trumps!.
    I took your advice about house call and they found a virus called Badtranse B,this is not listed on the latest update of virus definitions(03/12/2001) on Norton anti-virus, and Norton could not find it when I did a full virus scan.thank you for all your help.
    Tom Power
     
  7. angel

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    Glad you found it!

    The latest virus defs you have are from 3/12? That's doesn't seem right. Go <a href="http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/defs.download.html">here</a> and download the most recent updates.
    LiveUpdate is telling you they are up to date?
     
  8. T.Power

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    I ran Live update this morning(03/12/01) and Norton said that all files were up to date and required no further updates.
    Tom Power
     
  9. angel

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    I just realized you're using a different date format! I though you were saying March 12, 2001!
    Sorry!
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