Re: Trojan - Poebot.Explorer
From: Galen (galennews_at_gmail.com)
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 11:54:26 -0500
Pike <firstname.lastname@example.org> had this to say:
My reply is at the bottom of your sent message:
> Giant Anti-Spyware (must be similar to MS beta,they bought company)
> has picked
> up this trojan but only when connected to AOL.It points to the AOL
> 'server.lock' file.
> Giant cannot seem to quarantine nor remove this thing.
> It is not picked up by Ad-Aware pro,Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal
> Pro,Macafee anti-virus.The file was also submitted to
> scan<at>virustotal.com without finding anything using a number of
> Anyone have any knowledge of this trojan and how to permanently
> remove it.
> Thanks in advance for any help
> Wxp/sp2 with latest security updates.
It could also be a false positive?
For future reference there have been newsgroups setup specifically for the
Microsoft Anti-Spyware beta:
Support for Beta of Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware
At this time, support for the beta version of Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware
is being provided through the following Microsoft
These newsgroups can be accessed via NNTP or HTTP.
To access these newsgroups using HTTP, please go to the following
To access these newsgroups using NNTP, please use the following information
for your NNTP client (such as Microsoft Outlook Express):
- NNTP Server: privatenews.microsoft.com
- Account name: privatenews\spyware
- Password: spyware
NOTE: No password will be required via the HTTP link
-- Signature changed for a moment of silence. Rest well Alex and we'll see you on the other side.