Re: [Czechlist] POZOR!!! VIRUS I LOVE YOU!!! POHOV!!!
- What did it do to you exactly?
----- Original Message -----
From: Martin Janda <martinjanda@...>
Sent: Friday, May 05, 2000 3:05 PM
Subject: [Czechlist] POZOR!!! VIRUS I LOVE YOU!!! POHOV!!!
> too late..... :-(((
> (who was too confident in his antivirus and now is purging his desktop)
> > Good morning!
> > I think this is the virus that disabled many computer systems all over
> > Europe, including those in the British House of Commons!
> > Rachel
> > PS I don't know if it's always a good idea to send virus warnings to
> > list (we get an awful lot here) -- but this one is pretty virulent (!)
> > thought I should pass it on. What do you think, Melvyn (and others)?
> > -------------------
> > Subject: POZOR!!! VIRUS I LOVE YOU!!! POZORO!!!
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- Destroyed some jpgs, mostly temporary Internet files - that is, now there
is the virus under the old file´s names with a .vbs extension (something
like picture.jpg.vbs) and should have done the same with mp3 - if I had any
:-). Changed some lines in the registry and tried to use my ftp client to
get further part of the virus from somewhere else (without success, as I
blocked it). Tried to send itself by my mailer - but I am using MSIE instead
of MS Outlook, so it was a failure again. All in all, not that much a harm -
all my docs have survived, applications are running, and as to the files
rewritten, they are furtunately easy to find due to the -vbs extension. It
could have been worse. Much worse. A good lesson to be drawn - for me and
perhaps for some of you as well.
P.S: To answer your possible concerns: my time lag in answering is due to a
biking holiday spent nearby Marianske Lazne, not a three-day collapse of my
P.P.S I was unable to access the site Zdenek has suggested, but got some
other hints if ouy get infected - details off-list upon request.
> What did it do to you exactly?