W32.Welchia.Worm

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by tripwire45, Sep 5, 2003.

  1. tripwire45
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    tripwire45 Zettabyte Poster

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    The worm came up and bit me. I was happily working on my laptop and all of a sudden, Norton Virus alert pops up telling me this critter's into my:
    C:\Windows\System32\wins\dllhost.exe file. Norton can't access and can't repair the file. I click on the link and get a set of directions and a removal tool. I ran the tool which said it successfully removed the worm. Somewhere in the middle of the process, I was notified that my virus definitions had been updated and I was now protected. Hopefully that's true.

    No virus alerts on this computer in months and now two in just a few days. Grrr. :snipersm:
     
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  2. SimonV
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    SimonV Petabyte Poster Administrator

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    Was just readin your post trip and checking my mail and Norton shouts this at me.

    still nortin killed it point blank. :snipersm:
     
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