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Re: [IP] Virus thru address book



You Need to check this out. It is a "HOAX". Check it at this site
http://hoaxbusters.ciac.org/HBMalCode.shtml#jdbgmgr

Karl
----- Original Message ----- 
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, May 05, 2003 5:27 PM
Subject: [IP] Virus thru address book


> Subj:   Virus detected via address book
> Date:   5/6/03 12:15:14 AM Jerusalem Standard Time
> From:   <A HREF="mailto:email @ redacted">email @ redacted</A>
> Sent from the Internet (Details)
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> ** High Priority **
>
> I recieved this message today.  Following the sender's instructions I did
> find the virus on my C drive and deleted it.  I fear by virtue of your
being
> in my address book your computer may also be infected.  Please check it
out.
>
>
> Hi all, I got this message from a friend in another
> state. Sorry! A virus has been passed onto me. Since I
> found the signature "teddy bear," I need to send you
> this message also. My address book was infected. Since
> you are in my address book there is a good chance you
> will find it in your computer too.
>
> The virus is called jdbgmgr.exe and is suposedly not
> detected by Norton and McAfee anti-virus or by VET to
> date. The virus sits quietly for 14 days before
> damaging the system. It is sent automatically by
> messenger and by the address book, whether or not you
> send e-mails to your contacts. Here is how you check
> for the virus and how to get rid of it. fortunately it
> takes just a couple minutes
>
> I.. Go to windows explorer (or start), and the 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 drives you may have
> 4.. Click'Find Now'and'Search 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 then go to the recycle bin
>
> If you find the virus as I did you must contact all
> the people in your address book so they can eradicate
> it in their own address books. To do this
> I.. Open a new e-mail message
> 2.. Click the icon at the address book next to the
> 'TO'
> 3.. Highlight every name and add to the'BCC'
> 4.. Copy this message. Enter subject and paste to
> e-mail.
>
> Again sorry!  Fortunately, the fix is quite simple.
>
> Jen
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