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xJackalx
09-19-2005, 03:02 AM
Everyone becareful there is a msn virus circulating, from what I understand is when you are talking to a friend that has it on the computer it will send you a attachment that looks like this: "http://www.vbulletin.com/index.php?act=(your e-mail address)" If you click on it, it will then attach it's self to your computer and start sending it to everyone you talk to. I assume it is just some sort of spam virus seeing as how I scanned everything with norton and mcaffee and nothing comes up.

.Nirvana
09-19-2005, 03:05 AM
My friend has got this very annoying thanks fotr the warning

deei
09-19-2005, 03:06 AM
thnx for the warning man ;)

BLu1
09-19-2005, 03:11 AM
Its is very similar to the IRC virus, its annoying and hard to get rid of.

.RaMBo
09-19-2005, 03:21 AM
Thanx for the WARNING bro.

Demexor
09-19-2005, 04:46 AM
theres another one thats froma website.

it sends itselfo other users without you knowing

it sends www.blockedcheker.com or summin (DONT GO ON IT.)

beware dont go on any dodgy sites that let you see whos "blocking" you.

Gangstarrr
09-19-2005, 12:28 PM
that first virus is called sumom.a or .c, theres different endings. i used to ahve it and it caused uber hell on my pc. my pc is still not as it was. the virus disabled all virus software, disabled task manager, closed down any sites related to removind viruses. you couldnt chat on MSN. it was so bad.

Richyzapper
09-19-2005, 12:47 PM
I'd like to say... Look at what your doing and becareful =P DOn't go on any dodgy and if you don't know.. ask someone =P

Gangstarrr
09-19-2005, 01:05 PM
they send you files like "pic of me party" and stuff like that. it says its a jpeg and all that, but when you download it. poof.

XMasterX
09-19-2005, 01:23 PM
why would you download something like that??? ^

as long as you don't download anything that looks suspicious, youre ok.

-DarkStar-
09-19-2005, 01:23 PM
thanks for the warnign dude

XxLostXx
09-19-2005, 04:51 PM
That's a old virus...it's been out for ages. I guess it's coming back to haunt stupid people. It's exactly the same as " Hey! Is this you? lmao! http://www.vbulletin.com/index.php?act=(your email)".

-=DaRKSTaR=-
09-19-2005, 05:23 PM
Its a old virus - It started to come with i think ver7.0 - Attachments being sent by the contact to other contacts on the list named as different filenames - BUT they still aint fixed it atm :D ANyways even tho I already kno this :D i appreciate ur warning

And people get a virus scanner before its too late and build it into MSN messenger for scanning the files when ur contact sends it u

XMasterX
09-19-2005, 05:29 PM
that or get Gaim or Trillian. no viruses :D

elias1989
09-19-2005, 06:50 PM
Originally posted by xJackalx@Sep 19 2005, 07:02 AM
Everyone becareful there is a msn virus circulating, from what I understand is when you are talking to a friend that has it on the computer it will send you a attachment that looks like this: "http://www.vbulletin.com/index.php?act=(your e-mail address)" If you click on it, it will then attach it's self to your computer and start sending it to everyone you talk to. I assume it is just some sort of spam virus seeing as how I scanned everything with norton and mcaffee and nothing comes up.
MAN WTF U HAVE TO BRING THIS UP FOR

A FEW MONTHS BACK

I GOT THIS VIRUS OFF A FREND

THEN A FREND WHO WAS AT WORK

( ALL HIS WORK USES MSN TO GET IN CONTACT WITH EATCH DEPARTMENT )

GOT THE VIRUS OFF ME THAT SPREAD TO ABOUT 500 PC'S

MAN - IMM LUCKY TO STILL BE ALIVE

when i got it it was a .exe then it sent a link to EVERY one on msn

blocked or not

fully pissed me off

i just reformatted and changed my msn lol

elusive.
09-20-2005, 07:34 PM
Originally posted by elias1989@Sep 19 2005, 10:50 PM
MAN - IMM LUCKY TO STILL BE ALIVE
LMFAO! You just made my day. Please tone down on the capital letters though...


Meh, more of a trojan than a virus, if you could even call it that, computers have a "Safe Mode" for a reason you know ;)

XMasterX
09-20-2005, 08:04 PM
yeah, they call it "safe mode" because you can't do much in it... other than finding the infringed files and stuff, but alot is turned off during safe mode..

mickel900
09-20-2005, 08:37 PM
i find that MSN blocker thing annoying cause it all ways pops up....

MasterC
09-20-2005, 09:59 PM
Originally posted by Gangstarrr@Sep 19 2005, 08:28 AM
that first virus is called sumom.a or .c, theres different endings. i used to ahve it and it caused uber hell on my pc. my pc is still not as it was. the virus disabled all virus software, disabled task manager, closed down any sites related to removind viruses. you couldnt chat on MSN. it was so bad.
i think the person who made that virus should be shot 9 times in teh head! that had to suck!

burnin5619
09-20-2005, 11:34 PM
wow.... tough^^ thats sorta why you get brains to not open random files like that.... but oh well... too late now. As my dad taught me when i got my first computer: "never open anything that you dont know what it is"

BLu1
09-20-2005, 11:38 PM
Nice usage of capslock, well for a 5 year old it was superb usage, elias1989

Otaku23
09-21-2005, 08:49 AM
I almost fell for that, but then I thought, I've never even been to vbulliten, and if I did, I would have signed up for my current website, not my username...

XxLostXx
09-21-2005, 08:56 AM
Same and I already knew it was a virus. When people were sending the links because anything attached with your email is likely to be targeted at you (obviously) and the previous viruses had peoples emails attached.