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Re: VIRUS ALERT...URGENT...I HAD IT
Don't do this! Unless I am completely wrong, this is a scam and the file in question is a normal Windows file.
At 11:05 PM 5/16/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>I'm sorry to do this, but I received this message from one of my
>correspondents and, yes, found she had sent me the virus. It DID get by
>McAfee, which is the virus scanner I use. Please follow the directions
>below to rid your system of it. If you receive this message more than once,
>it's because Outlook put your address in my address book more than once
>(seems it's case sensitive, JMB at xyz_com is not the same as jmb at xyz_com)
> jmburns at amidchaos_com
> God bless America;
> confusion to her enemies
> LOOK FOR THIS VIRUS
> A virus called jdbgmgr.exe was sent to my computer. I am told that it will
>be sent to all addresses in my address book. You are in my address book.
>Sorry. Instructions for finding and eliminating jdbgmgr.exe that were sent
>to me are below.
>The virus (called jdbgmgr.exe) is not detected by Norton or McAfee
>anti-virus systems. The virus sits quietly for 14 days before damaging the
>system. It's sent automatically by the messenger and by the Address Book,
>whether or not you sent emails to your contacts. I have checked, found it,
>and deleted it.
>Here's how to check for the virus and how to get rid of it:
> DO THIS:
> 1. Go to start, Find or Search option.
> 2. In the files/folder option, write the name jdbgmgr.exe
> 3. Be sure you search your C: drive
> 4. click "find now"
> 5. the virus has a teddy bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe
> DO NOT OPEN IT
> 6. Right click and delete it. It will then go to the Recycle Bin
>7. Go to the Recycle Bin and delete it there as well.
>IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS, YOU MUST CONTACT ALL THE PEOPLE IN YOUR ADDRESS BOOK
>SO THEY CAN ERADICATE IT IN THEIR OWN ADDRESS BOOKS.
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Barry J. Cooper, Prof., Dept. Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University
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Sweet Home, OR 97386 (bjc3 at cornell_edu)
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