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Old 01-30-2004, 02:41 AM   #1
Kent Emia
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virus removal


i had just recieved an email regarding the new virus nowadays the 'doom worm thing'

some says that i am infected, but im using fedora linux... is there a virus scananer for that?

what do i have to do?
 
Old 01-30-2004, 02:55 AM   #2
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Ignore it as it cannot affect Linux based systems as it designed to alter system registry which you don't have.
 
Old 01-30-2004, 02:59 AM   #3
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MyDoom doesn't work on Linux. I think someone with your E-Mail addres got infected, and the virus decied to pretend to set the send-from addres to yours. This is often done by viruses, as it makes it harder to figure out, ho is infected.
If you want a Virus scanner, try freshmeat.net
 
Old 01-30-2004, 03:13 AM   #4
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thanks all guyz my fear is now gone.... ok ill try digging freashmeat
 
  


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