Re: Trojan horse Downloader.Generic.ML
From: Jason Edwards (none1_at_invalid.invalid)
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2005 18:50:27 +0100
"kurt wismer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Jason Edwards wrote:
> > "Ron Reaugh" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> >> Are you saying that all this virus checkers and
> >>cleaners/disinfectors are frauds as that can't possibly work reliably??
> >> If
> >>so then I know how to build an app that can detect any infection...I
> >> assumed
> >>that such had already been done. Start with an app that does somekind
> >> a
> >>fancy encrypted CRC of all the relevant files on a HD and then it keeps
> >>encrypted database of same for later comparison...I didn't say it was
> > Ok so why don't virus scanners use this method?
> because then they wouldn't be virus scanners, they'd be integrity
And the user would get more "this file has changed" messages than they'd
know what to do with.
> there actually are products out there that do this sort of
> thing, but they aren't used by nearly as many people as use scanners...
If you're running 2000 or XP, start, run, cmd, type sfc
Before using it, be aware that it's your own problem if you get into a mess.
> "they threw a rope around yer neck to watch you dance the jig of death
> then left ya for the starvin' crows, hoverin' like hungry whores
> one flew down plucked out yer eye, the other he had in his sights
> ya snarled at him, said leave me be - i need the bugger so i can see"