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eBlaster Virus

by novice_01 / May 4, 2009 2:34 AM PDT

How do you really know if the eBlaster keylogger virus is really gone?

I'm supporting a notebook that has windows xp on it. The user has an Power User account. It became infected with eBlaster.

I'm going to reimage it but is there a chance that the data - despite come up clean - could never the less be infected?

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What I make the IT staff do is...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 4, 2009 2:40 AM PDT
In reply to: eBlaster Virus

Research the pest on google, see if Symantec or others have a document about it and then have them show me it's gone (according to their research.) I can't imagine an IT staffer that would not do this but every IT staffer appears to have to learn this fast.
Bob

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eBlaster Virus
by novice_01 / May 4, 2009 3:35 AM PDT

Umm, we have a lot of duties to take care of, and we can't all be experts on everything.

Thank you for the constructive suggestion and the insult.

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My apologies.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 4, 2009 6:25 AM PDT
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It might be you have duties that have exceeded the time you set aside for them. Ask your helpers to do this research for you.
Bob

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eBlaster
by novice_01 / May 5, 2009 11:38 AM PDT
In reply to: My apologies.

Clearly. And we recently got hit with a layoff, so it's not going to be any better.

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