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UPDATES - July 1, 2004

by Marianna Schmudlach / July 1, 2004 1:52 AM PDT

The Cleaner - Database v3618

Added IRC.Kelebek

Updated AgoBot
Updated Spybot

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IE-SPYAD & AGNIS Lists Updated
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 1, 2004 1:53 AM PDT
In reply to: UPDATES - July 1, 2004

IE-SPYAD (the IE Restricted zone list) and AGNIS (the AtGuard/NIS/NPF/Outpost/AdShield ad block list) have been updated again. They can be downloaded from:

https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/ehowes/www/resource.htm

Included with IE-SPYAD is an uninstaller (IE-ADS-UNINST.REG) and an installation utility (INSTALL.BAT) that can be used to install and uninstall IE-SPYAD.

The AGNIS block lists are compatible with AtGuard 3.x and ALL versions of NIS as well as NPF 2003 and 2004. There are separate versions AGNIS for users of Agnitum Outpost and AdShield.

If you're running NIS 2002 Pro, NIS 2003, NIS 2004, NPF 2003, or NPF 2004, you must use the ProWAGoN block list utility written by Christian Haagensen to load, remove, and backup ad block lists from NIS:

https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/ehowes/ww...ce.htm#prowagon

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Ad-aware (with important information)
by Donna Buenaventura / July 1, 2004 2:50 AM PDT
In reply to: UPDATES - July 1, 2004

A new reference file (01R326 01.07.2004) is now available.

SEE BELOW FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Here is a breakdown explaining what is included:

New Items
--------------------------------------------------------
Commander Toolbar

Updated Items
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AsianRaw Dialer
BDSearch Plugin
ClickSpring (4 variants)
CoolWebSearch (5 variants)
eAcceleration
IBIS Toolbar
istbar
Lycos Sidesearch
Matrix Technology Network
Roings
TopMoxie
VX2* (9 variants)
Win32.SC.Keylog (3 variants)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
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* 8 of the 9 new VX2 variants have the same payload: a
DLL file which resists removal. This DLL is different
than what our original VX2 Cleaner plug-in was designed
to locate and remove. The plug-in has been updated
accordingly to allow for removal of this update. The
new version number is 1.01, and can be verified after
running the plug-in. If you have downloaded version
1.00 of the plug-in, you do not need to uninstall prior
to installing this version. Download using the plug-in
download link on our site. For more information, visit
http://www.lavasoft.de/software/plugins/vx2cleaner.shtml

Reference File Details
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After updating, the detail-screen shows the following information:

Reference Number : 01R326 01.07.2004
Internal build : 258
Total size : 1281876 Bytes
Signature data size : 1261311 Bytes
Reference data size : 20501 Bytes
Signatures total : 28014
Target categories : 10
Target families : 508

Additional Information
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You can use Webupdate to install the new reference
file, or download it manually from:
http://updates.ls-servers.com/reflist.zip

If you think something needs to be sent to us
for review, visit our submission site at:
http://submit.lavahelp.com

If you have any questions, please contact us at:
http://www.lavasoftsupport.com

Want reference file update notifications sent to your
email address? Sign up for our free Reference File Notification
service at http://www.lavasoftnews.com.

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Re: Ad-aware (with important information)
by fortuna / July 1, 2004 8:12 AM PDT

Oh that ClickSpring was a resistant Dog to get rid off.
I am so glad Adaware updated...
Folks getting "ttbb is asking Zone Alarm for permission" .. You have ClickSpring !!!

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New virus signature files for F-Prot Antivirus
by Marianna Schmudlach / July 1, 2004 3:08 AM PDT
In reply to: UPDATES - July 1, 2004

New virus signature files for F-Prot Antivirus have been
released. These files are dated 1 July 2004 and contain
detection for new threats.

To update the virus signature files please follow the
instructions below.

Windows users:
Connect to the Internet as you normally do and then open
F-Prot Antivirus. Click the 'Updater' button on the Info
menu, select 'Internet' in the menu that follows and click
'Update'. F-Prot Antivirus will then update the virus
signature files directly via the Internet.

UNIX users:
Use the check-updates.pl script (e.g. as a cron job) to
update the virus signature files via the Internet.

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Norton Antivirus Intelligent Updater
by Donna Buenaventura / July 1, 2004 7:40 AM PDT
In reply to: UPDATES - July 1, 2004

Intelligent Updater:
Virus Definitions created July 1
Virus Definitions released July 1
Norton AntiVirus Corp. Edition:
Defs Version: 60701q
Sequence Number: 32761
Extended Version: 7/1/2004 rev. 17
Total Viruses Detected: 67754

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/defs.download.html

New definitions added:

Spyware.WinWhatWhere
W32.Lovgate.X@mm
Adware.ShowBehind

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