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Posted: 9/18/2001 2:01:00 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 2:07:02 PM EST
GB, You might as well be speaking in binary. Try telling them that the virus will delete all of their pornography, that should get some attention. [:P]
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 2:17:54 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/18/2001 2:17:13 PM EST by GoatBoy]
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 2:23:41 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/18/2001 2:24:01 PM EST by Aggie1]
[size=5]NOOOOO!!!!! Not the Porn!!!!!!!![/size=5]
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 2:26:20 PM EST
here are the details on the virus... www.sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.nimda.a@mm.html
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 2:29:18 PM EST
just finished updating my virus software before i came here. this sounds like a nasty little bugger. mmk
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 5:20:15 PM EST
[url]www.sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.nimda.a@mm.html[/url] If you don't already have Norton on your PC/laptop, go out & get it RIGHT NOW, as Macaffee sucks.
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 5:31:51 PM EST
Avoid Microsoft products like Outlook and IIS and you are practically immune to these things.
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 5:40:20 PM EST
Yeah, that bug is real nasty. It shut us down for 6 hours today while the IT's waited for an update at McAfee. It propagated itself into every shared computer on the LAN and "tried" to send a log file of all our systems to some unknown server. Never seen the IT's get their panties so bunched up before, they didn't like it one bit.
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 5:58:08 PM EST
. [size=4] NINGA is AGNIN BACKWARDS! WHATS GOING ON HERE?[/size=4] .
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 6:12:52 PM EST
Spider's absolutely correct as to getting Norton Anti-Virus NOW if you don't have it already; the sarc.com website is also worth a bookmark. I'll bill a ton of money this week to clients who use MicroSoft Outlook, who don't regularly update their virus files (a no-brainer), and who open any fvcking attachment that comes in with an e-mail...it's money people would save (not to mention a lot of time down the tubes) if some of them had 1/2 the brain God gave a goose. hanko
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 6:20:29 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 6:41:19 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/18/2001 6:46:59 PM EST by Skibane]
Another virus that attacks Windows machines? Gee, that's a shame...
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 7:05:14 PM EST
Originally Posted By Muselix: Avoid Microsoft products like Outlook and IIS and you are practically immune to these things.
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I don't use anti-virus software and I have never been hit (well not via email). Of course I don't use Outlook and IIS either.
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 9:18:51 PM EST
Whaddayatalking about new virus, I've been living with her since 1995. Coincincidentally my girlfriend's name is Nimda too. (no kidding) Kuiper
Link Posted: 9/18/2001 9:36:22 PM EST
This virus bites. It is hitting my firewall left and right.
Link Posted: 9/19/2001 3:29:31 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/19/2001 6:14:22 AM EST
Out of the last 26 hours I've worked 24 because of this damn virus. Got to drive an hour home and sleep for an hour, yippeee. Going to be a fun day.
Link Posted: 9/19/2001 4:26:28 PM EST
This one really sucks. I got called at 22:00 local to start checking and patching. Didn't get done till 01:00. Got paged at 07:00 saying that some of the machines to be verified. Only had one server in my area that was affected. Apparently it got infected before I patched the system. But now... the system has been shut down untill we find a way to clean the system and bring it back to a secure state. Apparently, an affected system has had a whole bunch of security alterations on it. You can remove the virus, but the system is no longer secure. We were told to just scrub the system and rebuild. I can't accept that (along with other admins). I am on break now to get food, and sleep and think of solutions. I am brain dead right now... I have been on so many conference calls, fielding questions, reassuring others that their data is still there, etc. Man I need a new job.
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