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I Am Underattack As I Type

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by whiter37, Sep 19, 2003.

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  1. whiter37

    whiter37 Thread Starter

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    I have Norton AntiVirus set to scan outgoing mail. Somehow, someone is sending thousands of spam through my internet connection. It completely locks up my computer. Anti-v picks up nothing, spybot picks up nothing, adaware picks up nothing. Why is my computer sending ga-zillions of e-mails to addresses I don't know with subjects that I do not play with?
     
  2. KeithKman

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  3. whiter37

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    tried the on-line virus scan, it picked up nothing. Any more suggestions?
     
  4. Rockn

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    Do you have a broadband connection through a router? You probably have a trojan running a SMTP connection on your PC. Update your virus defs and scan again.
     
  5. mobo

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    Might be a good idea to disconnect the internet link first
     
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