and Vehicle Hoist
latest variant of Sasser, W32/Sasser.worm.d is another Medium
Risk Internet worm that exploits unpatched versions of Windows
and XP operating systems, causing infected PCs to repeatedly
You do not need
to click anything to become infected with
W32/Sasser.worm.d. Simply logging onto the Internet without
Windows patch or a reputable firewall can let in Sasser worms,
spread themselves by establishing remote connections to vulnerable
computers, installing a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server,
downloading themselves to the new host. Sasser variants have
between 100,000 and millions of PCs worldwide, according to
do I Do?
Update your anti-virus
Download the latest Microsoft Windows operating system patch.
On your Internet Explorer toolbar, go to Tools, select Windows
Update then "Scan for updates."
Security, Virus and Worm
you are unsure if you have a virus or a worm, Symantec has a free
online scan that will scan your
computer. If it finds a worm or virus in most cases they will give
you a free tool to remove the threat.
Here to scan your computer.
other threats: Dialers, pop up windows, involuntary start page change,
unwanted mysterious tool bars, tracking cookies, hijacker are just
a few of the things that
may be on your computer now. Spybot makes a little program that will
check for and
remove most of these threats. This software is totally amazing and
is written by an
independent person that gives their time freely while the software
is free and comes
with updates all they ask is if you use the software and are happy
with it that you make
a small donation to help with their ongoing costs, please do.
Here for Spybot Search and Destroy it will look like this
"Spybot - Search & Destroy 1.4"
Windows Me/XP users
are running Windows Me or Windows XP, we recommend that you temporarily
turn off System Restore. Windows Me/XP uses this feature, which is
enabled by default, to restore the files on your computer in case
they become damaged. If a virus, worm, or Trojan infects a computer,
System Restore may back up the virus, worm, or Trojan on the computer.
prevents outside programs, including antivirus programs, from modifying
System Restore. Therefore, antivirus programs or tools cannot remove
threats in the System Restore folder. As a result, System Restore
has the potential of restoring an infected file on your computer,
even after you have cleaned the infected files from all the other
virus scan may detect a threat in the System Restore folder even though
you have removed the threat.
on how to turn off System Restore, read your Windows documentation,
or one of the following articles:
to disable or enable Windows Me System Restore"
to turn off or turn on Windows XP System Restore"
If you have a problem installing a virus program because of the viruses
on your computer then download stinger the program name will look
The place to get it is
Run this program and it should get rid of the current viruses and
you to install an anti virus program