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Author New Virus DLLHost.exe
blebo
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Registered: 18th Apr 02
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20th Aug 03 at 07:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Search your computer for the above,if its greater than 12Kish you may be infected, a new virus is going about started last night. affects 2000 and XP

File will be able to bypass a fire wall and all but the most upto date virus checker.....its the first virus every to make it past my works defences

Same symptoms as MS blast .... overloads RPC and shuts PC down

[Edited on 20-08-2003 by blebo]
M2RTY
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20th Aug 03 at 08:01   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

isnt that a standard file name?
Claire
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Registered: 19th Jan 03
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20th Aug 03 at 08:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Why can't spotty lit tle freaks get something better to do than fuck other peoples computers?? It's REALLY starting to piss me off now!
avenger
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Registered: 2nd May 01
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20th Aug 03 at 08:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

thats what i thought - hoax or varient anyone?
Sam
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20th Aug 03 at 08:05   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I suggest you look at this page FIRST before deleting a CORE WINDOWS FILE!

http://vil.mcafee.com/sendMail.asp?virus_k=100559

quote:

Please Note: There is a perfectly legitimate system file with filename DLLHOST.EXE. Typically, the legimate file is only approximately 5-6 kB.


[Edited on 20/08/03 by Sam]
blebo
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20th Aug 03 at 08:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Yes sorry...you will need to update your virus checker to detect this as the virus renames its self to this file
Craig6682
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20th Aug 03 at 08:28   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Mine is 5k
blebo
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20th Aug 03 at 08:38   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by Boyrac3r
Mine is 5k


Your Fine then
mav
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20th Aug 03 at 08:40   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Mine is 5k too..
Bonzai
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Registered: 25th Mar 03
Location: Cardiff, Wales Drives: 205 GTi 1.9
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20th Aug 03 at 10:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i read the symantec thing and it was very confusing. to me it said it downloads patches from microsoft, then deletes the msblast virus/worm and on 1/1/2004 deletes itself
Mark Petty
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Registered: 26th Jul 01
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20th Aug 03 at 11:47   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Mines 24k but win98se

 
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