Re: Xenon 2
From: Kleeb (kleeb_at_kleeb.kleeb)
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2004 08:46:17 GMT
On Monday 09 August 2004 01:23, Grizebar schrieb :
> Kleeb <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> On Sun, 08 Aug 2004 08:03:22 GMT, <email snipped> schrieb:
>> I know I'll probably take some heat for netcopping and
>> uninformed-malware-analysis but I've just got to know if this is
>> definitely something to worry about, or it was, actually, a spammed game.
> Keep on Kopping! This thing seems to have been started very recently.
> It is currently spammed over every concievable Usenet newsgroup. My
> Avast! virus scanner failed to pick it up, even after I executed the
> Setup.exe trojan generator (by mistake). I sent a copy of the
> Xenon2.zip file to the Avast Forum Administator to check out and
> determine what to do with it. This may become a very large threat if
> not stopped.
Thanks for the reply. I too have seen it in a number of groups. I have
since checked the file again (unzipped) with F-Prot on Linux, still no joy.
I have seen someone reply to the post too, stating something along the
lines of ; "yeah, it certainly is !", and that's it.
Probably just a bit of social engineering or somebody's idea of a joke.