6623Re: Re: [mythsoc] NOT A VIRUS!
- Nov 13, 2002Oh, David, THANK YOU!
One less thing we all have to worry about...
>On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 10:11:48 -0800 "David S. Bratman"<dbratman@...> wrote.
>Warning: The following virus message is a HOAX! Do not delete this file.you
>In the words of Symantec, the people who make Norton,
>"This is a hoax that, like the SULFNBK.EXE Warning hoax, tries to persuade
>to delete a legitimate Windows file from your computer. The file that thehoax
>refers to, Jdbgmgr.exe, is a Java Debugger Manager. It is a Microsoft filethat
>is installed when you install Windows. NOTE: Recent version of this hoaxtake
>advantage of the recent outbreak of the W32.bugbear@mm worm, and the factthat
>the Jdbgmgr.exe file that is mentioned in the hoax has a bear icon. Theactual
>W32.bugbear@mm worm file is an .exe file and does not have a bear icon."for
>verification and details.and
>- David Bratman
>At 09:53 AM 11/13/2002 , you wrote:
>>Dear Friends and Colleagues:
>>I received the following message from a colleague. My computer may have
>>passed this virus--not detected by Norton or McAfee--along to you. Follow
>>the directions below to remove the virus.
>>Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor
>>Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams,
>>Associate Professor of English
>>Box X041, Middle Tennessee State University
>>Murfreesboro, TN 37132
>>615 898-2653 Office
>>615 898-5098 FAX
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Marion VanLoo" <HSVanLoM@...>
>>To: <pdisante@...>; <tedsherman@...>
>>Sent: Monday, November 11, 2002 9:02 AM
>>Subject: Virus possible
>>Someone sent me a virus, which I found on my computer, and you now may
>>it. This virus called (jdbgmgr.exe) is not detected by Norton or MacAffee.you
>>It sits dormant for 14 days before damaging the system. It is sent
>>>automatically by messenger and by address book whether or not you sent
>>>e-mails to your contacts.
>>Here is how to get rid of the virus.
>>>1. Go to Start Icon lower left hand corner of your screen, and click on
>>>"Search file or folder" option or the "find" option.
>>>2. In the file/folder option type the filename: jdbgmgr.exe
>>>3. Be sure you search your C drive and all sub folders and other drives
>>>4. Click find or search. this will tell you where the file is. I found it
>>>5. The virus has a teddy bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe DO NOT OPEN
>>>6. Right click on the file and choose "Delete"
>>>7. It will then go to the recycle bin. Empty your recycle bin.
>>>If you find the virus you must contact all the people in your address
>>>so they can eradicate it in their address books as well.
>>>To Do This:
>>>A. Open a new e-mail message
>>>B. Select write or forward E-mail
>>>C. Select every name in your address book for the message to go to
>>>D. Copy this message to your email and send.
>>Many apologies for this,
>>The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
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