virus alert

Charles David Isbell cisbell at cox.net
Wed May 29 22:24:26 EDT 2002


Dear Ken,
I did delete it, per the instructions.  Should I attempt to get it back?
How?
Thanks, and sorry so many of us are computer illiterate.
Charles
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Smith" <kens at 180solutions.com>
To: "Biblical Hebrew" <b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 9:09 PM
Subject: RE: virus alert


Sigh.  This is a hoax.  The jdbgmgr.exe file is a normal part of Windows
-- it's a part of the Java Debug Manager.  DON'T DELETE IT.

Before you send off any messages like this, please, please, folks, check
to make sure it's not a hoax -- 99% of them are.  Easiest way to confirm
it is to visit Symantec's web site:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/hoax.html

This one's listed at:

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/jdbgmgr.exe.file
.hoax.html

And even if the virus threat WERE real, this list isn't the place to
post it.

Ken Smith
Vice President, Technology
180Solutions.com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bryan Rocine [mailto:brocine at earthlink.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2002 6:54 PM
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: virus alert
>
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> I just received a message today from one of my friends in my
> Address Book. Their Address Book had been infected by a virus
> and it was passed on to my computer. My Address Book, in turn
> has been infected. The virus (called
> jdbgmgr.exe) is not detected by Norton or McAfee anti-virus
> systems. The virus sits quietly for 14 days before damaging
> the system. It's sent automatically by the messenger and by
> the Address Book, whether or not you sent Emails to your
> contacts. I have checked it, found it, and deleted it. Here's
> how to check for the virus and how to get rid of it:
>
> DO THIS:
> 1. Go to start, Find or Search option.
>
> 2. In the files/folder option, write the name jdbgmgr.exe
> 3. Be sure you search the C:drive
>
> 4. Click "find now"
> 5. The virus has a Teddy Bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe
> DO NOT OPEN IT
>
> 6. Right click and delete it. It will then go to the Recycle
> Bin 7. Go to the Recycle Bin and delete there as well
>
> IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS, YOU MUST CONTACT ALL THE PEOPLE IN
> YOUR ADDRESS BOOK
> SO THAT THEY CAN ERADICATE IT IN THEIR OWN ADDRESS BOOKS.
>
> SORRY ABOUT THIS. I'M SURE EVERYONE IN MY ADDRESS BOOK WILL HAVE IT.
>
> Bryan Rocine
>
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