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  1. #1
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    JS.Menger.Worm
    Discovered on: February 13, 2002
    Last Updated on: February 13, 2002 at 11:44:30 PM PST

    This is an Internet worm coded in JavaScript. The worm appears as a message in MSN Messenger directing the user to a website which contained the code. This worm was hosted on a number of different sites.

    Also Known As: JS/Exploit-Messenger
    Type: Worm

    http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/ven...nger.worm.html
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    Backdoor.Systsec
    Discovered on: February 13, 2002
    Last Updated on: February 13, 2002 at 11:56:57 PM PST

    Backdoor.Systsec is a backdoor Trojan horse. It listens on port 1034 and allows unauthorized access to an infected computer. It sets itself up to run automatically when Windows restarts.

    Type: Trojan Horse
    Infection Length: 329,702 bytes

    http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/ven...r.systsec.html

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    XM.Momac.A
    Discovered on: February 13, 2002
    Last Updated on: February 13, 2002 at 11:53:01 PM PST

    This is a very simple Excel macro virus that spreads from an infected workbook to all currently open workbooks.


    http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/ven...m.momac.a.html

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    Backdoor.IISCrack.dll
    Discovered on: February 13, 2002
    Last Updated on: February 13, 2002 at 11:54:50 PM PST


    This backdoor Trojan is a Dynamic Link Library (DLL) that is used to attack and exploit IIS servers. If the attack is successful, then the attacker will have gained System level access to the server.


    http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/ven...crack.dll.html
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    I used to be With IT. But then they changed what IT was. Now what I'm with isn't IT, and what's IT seems scary and weird." - Abe Simpson

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    Thanks again, good stuff!


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    You beat me to it I was just about to post about that one still for those who run on windows ME here is the McAfee url and some information about disabling the restore utility to stop you getting it back though Norton cleans it out well

    McAfee http://vil.mcafee.com/dispVirus.asp?virus_k=99356&

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