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6623Re: Re: [mythsoc] NOT A VIRUS!

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  • pdisante
    Nov 13, 2002
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      Oh, David, THANK YOU!

      One less thing we all have to worry about...

      Thanks again!

      P--



      >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.
      >
      >In the words of Symantec, the people who make Norton,
      >
      >"This is a hoax that, like the SULFNBK.EXE Warning hoax, tries to persuade
      you
      >to delete a legitimate Windows file from your computer. The file that the
      hoax
      >refers to, Jdbgmgr.exe, is a Java Debugger Manager. It is a Microsoft file
      that
      >is installed when you install Windows. NOTE: Recent version of this hoax
      take
      >advantage of the recent outbreak of the W32.bugbear@mm worm, and the fact
      that
      >the Jdbgmgr.exe file that is mentioned in the hoax has a bear icon. The
      actual
      >W32.bugbear@mm worm file is an .exe file and does not have a bear icon."
      >
      >See <http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/jdbgmgr.exe.file.hoax.html>
      for
      >verification and details.
      >
      >- 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.
      >>
      >>Ted
      >>
      >>------------------------------
      >>Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor
      >>Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams,
      and
      >>Mythopoeic Literature
      >>Associate Professor of English
      >>Box X041, Middle Tennessee State University
      >>Murfreesboro, TN 37132
      >>615 898-2653 Office
      >>615 898-5098 FAX
      >>tsherman@... Office
      >>tedsherman@... Home
      >>
      >>
      >>----- 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
      have
      >>it. This virus called (jdbgmgr.exe) is not detected by Norton or MacAffee.
      >>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
      you
      >>>have.
      >>>
      >>>4. Click find or search. this will tell you where the file is. I found it
      >>in
      >>>C:/Windows/System
      >>>
      >>>5. The virus has a teddy bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe DO NOT OPEN
      >>>IT!!!!!
      >>>
      >>>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
      book
      >>>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,
      >>Marion
      >>
      >>
      >>
      >>The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
      >>
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      >>
      >
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