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Klez virus thoughts
Hello, I just finished removal of the klez virus from a friends laptop running win xp.

It was a royal pain as several users were setup as administrators.

I did turn off system restore for XP , if not it may come back from there.

Norton AV 2002 was killed by the infection. It deleted the exe files for Norton AV.

Mcafee AV found and would not repair , just delete or quaratined 140 files.

Panda AV found an infection in a non existant file in a non existant directory.

Symantec's klez removal tool found 19 infections.

Then after it all I reinstalled Norton [ removed all the other AV software ]

and on scanning again Norton found 1 file infected with klez, died, XP froze completely. Power off only.

So after looking around I found http://europe.f-secure.com/v-descs/klez_h.shtml
and on that page is a tool for removing the klez critter. Works real good.

Also noted looking around f-secure : http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/scalper.shtml

a hole is now found in Apache for FreeBSD. Very interesting.

So I am just wondering if anyone else has met klez and it's cousins.


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Re: [kode] Klez virus thoughts In reply to
About 75 times a day I say hi to Mr. Klez!

But they are all caught by Norton prior to infection.Cool
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Re: [Teambldr] Klez virus thoughts In reply to
I'm getting mini-mp3 things ... lol .. stupid sh_ts ... I'm on a mac ... lololo

openoffice + gimp + sketch ... Smile