Re: Trojan - Poebot.Explorer
From: Pike (stevenospam_at_rac4sql.net)
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 13:23:43 -0500
Giant is reviewing the log files I sent them.I'll post back
when I hear from them.
"Galen" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> In news:OqpLBntNFHA.3772@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl,
> Pike <email@example.com> 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
> - microsoft.private.security.spyware.announcements
> - microsoft.private.security.spyware.appcompat
> - microsoft.private.security.spyware.general
> - microsoft.private.security.spyware.install
> - microsoft.private.security.spyware.networking
> - microsoft.private.security.spyware.signatures
> - microsoft.private.security.spyware.onlinecommunity
> 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.