Date: Tue, 14 May 2002 15:15:44 -0700

Author: George Weremczuk

Subject: Re: virus

Post:

This is a hoax virus. The executable file you are asked to delete is a
part of the Windows system--a debugger registrar for Java--and will be
found on all computers running current versions of Microsoft Windows.
Odd that anti-virus programs don't detect it, isn't it?

"Kim S. Palermo" wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> My apologies...the cure is easy, instructions below. Sorry for the
> inconvenience.
>
> Kim
>
> Dear Recipient
> >
> > I have just received a message from one of my
> > contacts that my address book
> > may have been infected by a virus (called
> > jdbgmgr.exe) not detected by
> > Norton or McAfee antivirus systems. The virus stays
> > quiet for 14 days before
> > damaging the system. It is sent automatically by the
> > Messenger and by the
> > address book, WHETHER OR NOT YOU SENT E-MAILS to
> > your contacts.
> >
> > I checked, found and deleted it.
> >
> > Here's what to do:
> >
> > 1 Go to Start, Find or Search option
> > 2 In the files/folder option, write the name
> > jdbgmgr.exe
> > 3 Be sure you search in your C:drive
> > 4 Click "find now"
> > 5 The virus has a little bear icon with the name
> > jdbgmgr.exe DO NOT
> > OPEN.
> > 6 Right click and delete it (it will then go to
> > the Recycle Bin)
> > 7 Go the the Recycle Bin and delete it there as
> > well, or empty the bin
> >
> > IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS YOU MUST CONTACT ALL THE
> > PEOPLE IN YOUR ADDRESS
> > BOOK SO THEY CAN ERADICATE IT IN THEIR OWN ADDRESS
> > BOOKS
> >
> > I apologise for the inconvenience.
> >
> >

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