Spyware, Viruses, & Security forum

General discussion

VIRUS ALERTS - August 4, 2007

by Marianna Schmudlach / August 4, 2007 12:54 AM PDT
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: VIRUS ALERTS - August 4, 2007
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: VIRUS ALERTS - August 4, 2007
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Collapse -
Troj/Wimad-D
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 4, 2007 12:56 AM PDT

Type Trojan

Troj/Wimad-D is a Windows Media Video file that uses features of Windows Digital Rights Management (DRM) to trigger visit to a web page that will attempt to download several files related to software that delivers internet adverts (adware).


Protection available since 4 August 2007

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/trojwimadd.html

Collapse -
VBS/Deskto-A
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 4, 2007 12:57 AM PDT
Popular Forums
icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

Does BMW or Volvo do it best?

Pint-size luxury and funky style

Shopping for a new car this weekend? See how the BMW X2 stacks up against the Volvo XC40 in our side-by-side comparison.