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Re: [Peterhead] Virus - DON'T DELETE FILE - HOAX

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  • del.watson
    This virus is a hoax. Don t delete the file, it is a legitimate file. If you are concerned go to Symantec
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 23 7:47 PM
      This virus is a hoax. Don't delete the file, it is a legitimate file. If
      you are concerned go to Symantec
      http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/jdbgmgr.exe.file
      hoax.html and it will give you the details of this particular email hoax.

      Del
      -------Original Message-------

      From: Peterhead@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2002 01:25:20 PM
      To: Baxter and Jeanette Warnot; Beverly Przybylski; Brian B. Warner; Brian
      Hart; Cam & Midge Birnie; Cathy Deschu; Chaundra & Matt Miklos/Barker; Derek
      C. Hopkins; Donna Roye; dorothy s griffin; Eileen Williams; Erin Gratton;
      Erwin; Fern and David Allen; Garry & Pat Orton; Gary Dennis; Glenn & Tina
      Pyzer; Gordon Pyzer; Hector Goodman; John Pless; Ken Birnie; Malcolm Hupman;
      Margaret Birnie; Milton Froggatt; Neil Birnie; Peprotech Canada - Chaundra
      Barker; peterhead@yahoogroups.com; Prof. Brian B. Warner; Rick Adams; Rod
      Smith; Ron and Janet; Rona Birnie; Shirley Oosterveld; Stephen Poyzer; Steve
      Pyzer; Sue & Duane Waltos; Susan Evans; Suzanne McLaughan; Ted & Mary Pullen
      Thomas Birnie; Thomas Birnie; Victor Paul; Wade Buchan; wrbirnie;
      Yvonnie-Arnall
      Subject: [Peterhead] Virus

      I had it too...everyone had better check for it...only takes a
      > > > > > >>minute...sorry, I had no idea until just now...
      > > > > > >>
      > > > > > >>
      > > > > > >>Hi everyone,
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>A virus has been passed on to my computer. As your contact
      is
      in
      > > > > > >>>>my address book, you may have received this virus from me
      as
      > > > > > >>>>well. Please see the instructions below to delete and pass
      on
      to
      > > > > > >>>>your contacts
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>The virus (called jdbgmgr.exe) is not detected by Norton
      or
      > > > > > >>>>McAfee or VET anti virus systems. The virus sits quietly
      for
      14
      > > > > > >>>>days before damaging the system. It's sent automatically
      by
      > > > > > >>>>messenger and by the address book whether or not you send
      > e-mails
      > > > > > >>>>to your contacts. Here's how to check for the virus and
      how to
      > > > > > >>>>get rid of it.
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>YOU MUST DO THIS -
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>1. Go to start (bottom left corner), find the search
      option
      (or
      > > > > > >>>>"find").
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>2. In the files / folders option, write the name
      jdbgmgr.exe
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>3. Be sure to search your C: drive and any other drives
      you
      may
      > > > > > >>>>have.
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>4. Click "find now"
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>5. The virus has a teddy bear icon with the name
      jdbgmgr.exe
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>DO NOT OPEN IT.
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>6. Go to edit : choose "select all" to highlight the file
      > without
      > > > > > >>>>opening it.
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>7. Now go to file and select "delete". It will go to your
      > recycle
      > > > > > >>>>bin.
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>8. Go to your 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.
      SORRY
      > > > > > >>>>ABOUT THIS. I'm SURE EVERYONE IN THE ADDRESS BOOK WILL
      HAVE
      IT.
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>To do this open new email message, click the photo of the
      > address
      > > > > > >>>>book next to TO.
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>Click every name and add to BCC.
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>Copy this message, enter subject, paste to email, send.
      > > > > > >>>>
      > > > > > >>>>Sorry about this ..... just found out about this now ...
      Linda



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