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Christopher

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Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« on: January 26, 2004, 11:29:17 PM »
New mass-mailer according to McAfee. More details:
http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_100983.htm

Pretty sure avast! will detect it soon, as usual  :)

Christopher

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2004, 11:39:11 PM »
Yep, it's ITW !!

F-Secure is calling this one "Novarg"

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/novarg.shtml
« Last Edit: January 26, 2004, 11:41:16 PM by Christopher »

Christopher

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2004, 12:24:36 AM »
Just got the email and update from avast!

VPS 0401-5

*Fantastic*  ;D
« Last Edit: January 27, 2004, 12:30:49 AM by Christopher »

Pavel Baudis

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2004, 12:47:20 AM »
Yep, the update is out since midnight ;)

According to the first signs this looks like really HUGE outbreak!! I wonder what we will see tommorrow!!

Good luck ;)

Pavel

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2004, 04:20:21 PM »
I'm infected :'(  Just downloaded Avast for home use so now stopping anymore, but how do I clean it out?

Taskmon identified as culprit in windows and windows/system.

Pls help ???

gr8efx

John-

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #5 on: January 27, 2004, 04:34:39 PM »
A few moments ago i got this virus in my mailbox,...strange,...my provider who serves the pop3's is secured with sophos....

Avast took care off it!!! hooray for avast!  :D


If you are infected => run a full system scan with Avast and use the "virus cleaner"
« Last Edit: January 27, 2004, 04:38:19 PM by John- »

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #6 on: January 27, 2004, 04:41:33 PM »
The virus cleaner can't cope with MyDoom yet.
You'll have to use the competition this time :) e.g.http://www.bitdefender.com/bd/downloads/removaltools/Antinovarg-en.exe
« Last Edit: January 27, 2004, 04:41:45 PM by Vlk »
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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #7 on: January 27, 2004, 04:48:01 PM »
hehehe,...what is so strange bout this one is that i got the virus from "my own emailadres",....the attachement got deleted by avast!

even though in my outlook i had the option "download attachements" disabled,.... strange

Pavel Baudis

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2004, 06:07:26 PM »
So - the updated avast! Cleaner (ver.162) is up on our web site! It is able to remove the Win32:Mydoom worm - it works like a charm  ;D

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2004, 06:37:17 PM »
grest  ;D
thanx Pavel  ;D ;D
« Last Edit: January 27, 2004, 08:33:26 PM by minacross »
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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2004, 07:29:49 PM »
Avast is working GREAT. ;D

Since yesterday, I have received more than 100 of this virus.  The first dozen Avast notified me of the MyDoom virus.  After that I read up on the virus and found out what the subject lines were and since than I just delete any emails with those lines and an attachment.  But, if it wasn't for Avast originally catching MyDoom, my computer would be Doomed.   ;)

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2004, 08:08:45 PM »
i am amazed that  you would get 100 of them  in such a sort amount of time.   I have never gotten a repeated viruses by email ike that...  how much email do you get a day..lol

glad to hear that avast caught it though.  :-)

bbfi

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2004, 08:38:49 PM »
We have a Christian prison ministry with a web site www.prisonministry.org and thousands of people have our email address. :)

Since this virus is spread through mass mailings of hte infected computer's address book, it is reasonable to see how we would get so many infections sent to us.  ::)

Since I posted my original message (about an hour ago), we have received more than a dozen more infected emails.  :o

We usually get a few hundred emails a day.   :)
« Last Edit: January 27, 2004, 08:41:26 PM by bbfi »

John-

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2004, 10:57:07 PM »
thanks pavel for updating the "virus cleaner"  :-* ;D

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Re:Mydoom - new mass-mailer
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2004, 11:01:11 PM »
Check out this info, especially anyone using Kazaa - http://news.com.com/2100-7349_3-5147605.html?part=rss&tag=feed&subj=news