Re: Computers got Hacked?? Please Help!!!
Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2004 18:45:04 -0700
> This doesn't sound like most viruses. Could be an internal prank by someone
> there, or a remote control Trojan. Make sure your network has a firewall,
> and that your anti-virus has been updated in the past week.
Yes, I've made sure that the Symantec Antivirus definition is up to date.
> AV can be disabled by attackers so that it looks like it is still working.
> Try running a second opinion AV scan by going to
Yes, I've tried using housecall to scan the infected pc but no luck.
> Also, Windows root kit functionality can hide viruses from the locally
> logged in user... try using a known virus free computer to scan other
> computers across the network using a Windows netowrking share and regular
> anti-virus. You could also use an anti-virus boot floppy disk from your
> antivirus vendor or a free live boot rescue CD from BitDefender.
Will try this tomorrow, thanks.
> If these don't help, see here:
Will check them out now.
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