[Full-Disclosure] Viral hoax
se_cur_ity at hotmail.com
Sun May 18 03:11:00 BST 2003
Basicly a nomal "real file = virus" hoax
this time jdvmgr.exe - java debug manager i presume.. aww it has a cute icon
> A virus has been passed on to me by a contact. My address book WAS
> infected. Since you are in my address book, there is a good chance you
> find it in your computer too.
> 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
> It is sent automatically by messengers and by address book, whether or not
> you sent email to your contacts.
> Here's how to check for the virus and how to get rid of it:
> YOU MUST DO THIS:
> 1. Go to Start, Find or search option
> 2. In the file folder option, type the name jdbgmgr.exe
> 3. Be sure you search your C: drive and all sub-folders and any other
> you have have.
> 4. Click "find now"
> 5. The Virus has a Teddy Bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe
> DO NOT OPEN IT!!!!!
> 6. Go to Edit (on the menu bar), choose "select all" to highlight the file
> without opening it.
> 7. Now go to File (on the menu bar) and select delete. It will go to the
> Recycle Bin. Delete items in bin.
> IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS, YOU MUST CONTACT ALL THE PEOPLE IN YOUR ADDRESS
> SO THEY CAN ERADICATE IT IN THEIR OWN ADDRESS BOOKS.
> To do this:
> a) Open a new email message
> b) Click the icon of the address book next to the "TO"
> c) Highlight every name and add to "BCC"
> d) Copy this message enter subject past to e-mail
> Please forward this message to EVERYONE in your address book.
> I did have it in my systems. It just takes 2 minutes to get rid of it.
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