[RC5] Virus

Kevin van Haaren KvanHaaren at HNTB.com
Thu Jan 1 22:59:24 EST 1998


My NT clients are clean.  It really is a good idea to get permissions
from administrator's BEFORE installing.  This is why.

Kevin

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Josh Hauck [SMTP:jhauck at geocities.com]
> Sent:	Thursday, January 01, 1998 9:04 PM
> To:	rc5 at llamas.net
> Subject:	Re: [RC5] Virus
> 
> Sorry bout the HTML
> 
> I installed the DOS client on about 30 clean machines at school and
> they
> were all reported to be infected by the network administrator.  The
> virus
> caused me to have to remove the clients from all of them.  Now the
> administrators don't like me too much.  I don't know, maybe it's just
> me.
> 
> Josh
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: The Man <theman at fallout.dyndns.com>
> To: rc5 at llamas.net <rc5 at llamas.net>
> Date: Thursday, January 01, 1998 9:50 PM
> Subject: Re: [RC5] Virus
> 
> 
> >Geocities wrote:
> >
> >> I just thought I would let some other people know that at least the
> >> Windows 95/NT GUI version of the newest client is infected with the
> >> Spanska.4250 virus.  I also think the DOS versions are infected as
> well.
> >>
> >> Hope this is just a problem with my computers, or has already been
> said.
> >
> >There are a number of possible explanations: 1) There are simply byte
> >patterns in the client matching that virus's signature, 2) You
> downloaded
> >the client from an (unauthorized) mirror, 3) Something else on your
> machine
> >infected the client. Somebody needs to try verifying this on a clean
> >machine... and please, in case you somehow missed all the previous
> messages,
> >posting in HTML is **strongly** discouraged.
> >
> >--
> >==================================================================
> >Keith Wesolowski theman at fallout.dyndns.com
> >University of Nevada - CS/EE Visit Reno's Fastest Computer!!!
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