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Subject: Re: Warning: Computer trojan horse on JCLAHR.COM
From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?J=F3n_Fr=EDmann?= jonfr@.........
Date: Sat, 17 Oct 2009 20:24:58 +0000
The web page is infected, there is no doubt about it. It is a java
injection code. It is hard to detect it, but it is there. I did check
for it manually.
On lau, 2009-10-17 at 15:05 -0500, GPayton wrote:
> Hi Goeff.
> For clarification, nobody's machine is infected! The problem that Norton=
> shows a warning window that John Clahr's website http://jclahr.com/ is=
> infected. We believe it is NOT. It seems to be a problem with Norton's=20
> installation of their Toolbar and Norton Safe Web settings. Disabling th=
> latter removes the popup and the site cause NO problems with normal a/v=20
> ----- Original Message -----=20
> From: "Geoffrey"
> Sent: Saturday, October 17, 2009 2:56 PM
> Subject: Re: Warning: Computer trojan horse on JCLAHR.COM
> > Was this so called malware riding on a downloaded file
> > or just how did it get into your machine ?
> > I have never received bad files to my knowledge
> > without having a virus be a part of
> > executable code in something intentionally
> > downloaded.
> > Then it gets saved to the recovery files
> > automatically forcing you to reset the
> > recovery points to get rid of the bad messages ?
> > I would recommend possibly immunizing your
> > machine with spybot which loads a mess
> > of bad sites into your normal browser
> > blocking security thingy.
> > Then you donate maybe $5 to them for
> > being such nice folks.
> > Sure beats all the moola they want every
> > year for whatever scanners.
> > But many times I wonder seriously if the
> > anti virus peoples are hiring or encouraging
> > other third parties to make viruses in some
> > kind of collusional scheme to keep alive
> > the scanner thingy I always thought was
> > so ridiculous in the first place.
> > If windows would remove all those hidden servers
> > that run in the background as well as any interpreter
> > programs there would be no worries unless you run the bad
> > code yourself.
> > SERVERS and Interpreters are the only kind of bad
> > things I know a system may have that will
> > allow others to control or destroy your machine.
> > (Like Blasting the bios or wiping or corrupting)
> > As for spyware the USA does not allow the private
> > citizen the pleasure of keeping secrets, only that
> > stupid thing called privacy which essentially
> > protects you from nothing at all.
> > Privacy means anyone can watch what they want
> > and must turn their heads unless something is illegal.
> > ----- Original Message -----=20
> > From: "meredith lamb"
> > To:
> > Sent: Saturday, October 17, 2009 10:14 AM
> > Subject: Warning: Computer trojan horse on JCLAHR.COM
> >> Hi all,
> >> My Norton/Symantec 360 program detects 15 instances of the computer=20
> >> trojan
> >> "Downloader" virus on
> >> the recently used link of JCLAHR.COM.
> >> My anti-virus program wouldn't even let me view the 15 page=20
> >> link/s....their
> >> maybe more....
> >> If you've been there recently you're quite possibly, computer infected=
> >> (?).
> >> "Downloader": This trojan horse is a program that downloads another
> >> malicious program from a remote
> >> internet site and executes it on the local system.
> >> Systems affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me,=20
> >> Windows
> >> NT, Windows XP
> >> For whatever its worth, I've used Norton/Symantec 360 for over a year =
> >> my
> >> recommendation is very high.
> >> One can do things with this program; the "others" don't even begin to =
> >> Meredith Lamb
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