RE: [mythsoc] Fw: Virus possible
- You really don't weant to delete that file. It is a hoax. Check the
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tedsherman@... [mailto:tedsherman@...]
> Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2002 2:54 AM
> To: Undisclosed-Recipient:;
> Subject: [mythsoc] Fw: Virus possible
> 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, 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
> >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,
> The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
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