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Virus Warning!

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eRRolSheep Report 16 Jun 2008 12:55

It may be a false possitive. TSRs (stands for Terminate and Stay Resident) are very often innocuous things like drivers. However, they can sometimes be a virus.

Jenny, NOD32 is the virus software Jax is using.
Many virus programmes use what are called heuristics to detect nasties. Heuristics are general terms or rules that are used rather than look for a specific virus by name.
For example, a doctor may diagnose measles by looking at the patient and recognising that it is measles (by actual definition).
On the other hand he may merely say you have a virus because you are displaying typical virus symptoms (heuristics).


Meduck Report 16 Jun 2008 12:17

Errol - All of it LOL

Jax in Wales

Jax in Wales Report 16 Jun 2008 12:17

This is all it says on the log Errol I havent had anything back from NOD not sure if I will lol

Time Module Object Name Threat Action User Information
16/06/2008 07:42:08 IMON file invalid_name probably unknown STEALTH.POLY.CRYPT.TSR.DRIVER virus


eRRolSheep Report 16 Jun 2008 12:13

I wouldn't mind seeing the NOD32 report if you can access it Jax.
Jenny and Sue which bit went over your heads?


Meduck Report 16 Jun 2008 12:11

Sue - I was always the one who crashed my computer at work and when they explained what had happened the brain just switched off. They could have been talking Japanese for all I know

~~~Foxylady (with silverhair)~~~

~~~Foxylady (with silverhair)~~~ Report 16 Jun 2008 12:08

Hi Jenny glad i'm not the only one befudded lol, it's a good job someone knows >>>>>running to hide in shame of being dense>>>



Meduck Report 16 Jun 2008 12:04

That all went totally over my head!!
Have you got a Janet and John book on it!

Jax in Wales

Jax in Wales Report 16 Jun 2008 09:22

Budgie bu**ered if I know lol

It wasnt any of the ones ya listed though pmsl

Errol Steve just mailed me the same as you lol

If I get anything else come up ill let ya know :o)


eRRolSheep Report 16 Jun 2008 09:13

Impossible to say any more without any further information.
It's probably picked up on it using heuristics (a method used by anti-virus programmes to detect a virus in general terms rather than through its signature)


UzziInSunshine Report 16 Jun 2008 07:56

Thanx Jax hopefully someone will tell us what it is

Jax in Wales

Jax in Wales Report 16 Jun 2008 07:43

I dont know if this will effect any of you but ive just had a virus warning from my NOD32 pop up on this site, its the only one im logged into.

All it said was file unknown and stealth virus, maybe one of the computer buffs can tell us more.

Ive sent the report to NOD for analysis and its been quarentined.

Thought id best let you all know.

Jax xx