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post #1 of 8
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So has anyone heard of this file destroying worm? I've heard it's set to attack the third of each month . This sounds like a plot for antivirus companies to make more money to me. So does anyone else have any info on this so called worm?
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It attacks the third this month....it destroys documents associated with the microsoft office suite. It also will destroy .rar and .zip God thing all my important files are *.tar.gz and OpenOffice.org......i dare anyone to tell me that linux is worthless now
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LOL the very day i removed my firewall for gaming and enabled DMZ on my router, i got it and its really annoying. I had a folder that was 122gb and it was full of everything i have downloaded in case i need it again and it all went basically. Americas Army installer went from 990mb(approx) to 235kb and that was what it was like for everything, alll files go to about 123-340kb.
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post #4 of 8
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Originally Posted by frupert
LOL the very day i removed my firewall for gaming and enabled DMZ on my router, i got it and its really annoying. I had a folder that was 122gb and it was full of everything i have downloaded in case i need it again and it all went basically. Americas Army installer went from 990mb(approx) to 235kb and that was what it was like for everything, alll files go to about 123-340kb.
Hey me too! All my files... corrupted....
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post #5 of 8
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Doesnt it seem kind of weird that it attacks the third of each month though?Check www.tigerdirect.com their front page has somthing on it. I mean it would seem like Microsoft would be able to take care of it.
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post #6 of 8
i heard about it but i didnt know it comes on the third of each month, i know they said on febuary 3 though. i think its stupid, like comon from what i heard it covers itself as a porn/sex ad. if people are already smart enough and know about the problems of email spam, viruses etc, they shouldnt open it in the first place. only idiots and no lifes would open such things like those. anyways, havent they heard of google, they dont have to open attachemnts to get porn
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Well, it's the 3rd... Everything seems quiet....
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Yeah well i recieved the virus, i dont know how, but i never open emails and i got it so yeah...
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