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Offline wilebill

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Alureon Ups the Ante
« on: May 16, 2011, 08:40:32 PM »
https://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/new-version-alureon-ups-ante-encryption-051611

Sorry if this is the wrong forum, but Alureon looks like a very serious threat. The above article just posted as well on Slashdot.

Looks like a serious source of infection so I thought I should mention it.

Does Avast detect and remove this kind of threat? Or is another program required?

Think I will set up dual boot with latest Ubuntu 11.04 just in case and also have another couple live CD versions of Linux ready to go.

Offline nmb

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Re: Alureon Ups the Ante
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2011, 04:25:32 AM »
Hi,

There's already a post about this: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=52252.msg646082#msg646082

You can use(reply in) the topic to post about new security news instead of posting a new topic.