|Bad To The Bone|
(12/6/2001) I have unfortunately received e-mails carrying the Badtrans worm from several of my readers. Worms are similar to viruses, but their principle damage is self-replication. Badtrans may arrive as a message from someone you know with the subject "Re:" The mail will have a file attached with one of the following names:
All of the major anti-virus software packages now have updates available to protect you from Badtrans. For more information and to download fixes, consult the experts:
If you don't have anti-virus software on your computer, GET SOME! The piece of mind is worth the small investment. In the meantime, you can get free online scans and manual disinfection instructions from Trend Micro's House Call.
Category: Virus Warning