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Fwd: Re: Windows temp file (Backdoor.mard)

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  • Paul M. King
    Brian: I finally found Backdoor.mard on a trojan virus list. My AVG log shows it was in my mirc32.exe file when detected and eliminated by AVG. Since I still
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 30, 2003
      Brian:

      I finally found Backdoor.mard on a trojan virus list. My AVG log shows it was in my
      mirc32.exe file when detected and eliminated by AVG. Since I still have the WNK*temp
      problem, I don't there was a connection with that particular virus.

      Paul King

      >Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2003 00:33:07 -0800
      >To: ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com
      >From: "Paul M. King" <peking7@...>
      >Subject: Re: Windows temp file
      >
      >Brian:
      >
      >Following your instructions, I removed SYMVNT.386 from my registry. It did the trick
      >and the DOS screen no longer appears in my boot up sequence.
      >
      >I installed Grisoft's AVG after I uninstalled Norton SystemWorks 2002. AVG immediately
      >found, isolated, and then deleted a trojan horse virus containing the letters MARD from
      >my Mirc files. Norton did not find this virus. I rarely use Mirc these days, perhaps once
      >a week for 15 or 20 minutes. I've been unable to find any reference to the MARD virus
      >in lists on the web.
      >
      >However, I have not found the answer to the zero-length WNK*.temp files that continue
      >to breed in C:\Windows\temp. I simply delete them after each computer session.
      >
      >I like Grisoft AVG and unless I can be convinced that Panda does a more thorough job,
      >I will make no change. Perhaps Panda or McAfee have developed an anti-virus def
      >that AVG doesn't have and that would change my mind if it's specific to my problem.
      >
      >Paul King

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