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    I also had that file appear on my desktop a couple of days ago. When Xemacs creates a backup of a file that you are working on it appends a '~` onto the end of the file name. I figured that I opened an unnamed file in Xemacs and then when I closed the window Xemacs created a file called '~' on my desktop.

    After reading this thread however, I'm going to look into the possibility of something more malicious. I guess my real question is, are you using Xemacs as your text editor?

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    Super Moderator: GMT Zone nihil's Avatar
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    Fleabite...or should I say Robert? is correct......well worth a try but they do not allways work


    Please do a search for, download and update the following:

    SpyBot search & destroy

    AdAware 6.0 ..........that's from lavasoft in Sweden

    then run them and see what they find............keep us posted

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    Please take a look at this link

    http://www.pchell.com/support/tildefile.shtml

    Lemme know if that seems right to you

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    Super Moderator: GMT Zone nihil's Avatar
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    I hope you are not using OutlookExpress for mail?............Please try Eudora..........or anything?

    Outlook Express with its patent VTP technology?


    VTP = "Virus Transfer Protocol"

    arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgh.............excuse me while I go and self-destruct

    Be safe, stay safe................and don't use Outlook Express

    VicC....................it looks like you may have found it

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    As long as you did this to one of these, the least of my little ones............you did it unto Me.
    What profiteth a man if he gains the entire World at the expense of his immortal soul?

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    Thanks all! I just deleted the file, so i think it was just a temp file that decided to stick around.

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    Originally posted here by nihil
    Fleabite...or should I say Robert? is correct......well worth a try but they do not allways work

    Cheers
    Actually i prefer Bob but anyways yeah i know they do not always work. Im just saying thats the one i prefer to use to double check my system. I also use other programs etc... to check but when i am thats usually my second or third.

    PeacE
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    #!/usr/local/bin/perl -s-- -export-a-crypto-system-sig -RSA-in-3-lines-PERL
    ($k,$n)=@ARGV;$m=unpack(H.$w,$m.\"\\0\"x$w),$_=`echo \"16do$w 2+4Oi0$d*-^1[d2%
    Sa2/d0<X+d*La1=z\\U$n%0]SX$k\"[$m*]\\EszlXx++p|dc`,s/^.|\\W//g,print pack(\'H*\'
    ,$_)while read(STDIN,$m,($w=2*$d-1+length($n||die\"$0 [-d] k n\\n\")&~1)/2)

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    Senior Member Wazz's Avatar
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    That file is a temporary "cache" of your email address book entries, safe to delete.
    "It is a shame that stupidity is not painful" - Anton LaVey

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