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    Heads up

    I was just using my Windows XP machine to browse for the lyrics to Blanks 77 - Punks not dead.

    Now this in itself has nothing to do with anti virii, but the fact that I went to a web site I found while looking for the lyrics to this song, and had AVG pop up saying I was now the proud owner of a trojan in my temp internet files....That DOEs have something to do with it.

    The website was something like http://www.plyrics.com or something like that.

    Ahh found it:

    http://www.plyrics.com/b/blanks77.html

    It seems to be called secThought.E

    Any ideas of how this happens?

    At first I figured spyware or something, but AVG says a Trojan.

    I was using IE, I have all patches installed, I have anti virii and firewalls... Heh, damned lyrics pages.
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    Hey Hey,

    *hangs his head in shame* Our Famous gore caught because he's got Active X enabled. I expected more of you old friend. A google search of SecThought.E doesn't bring up much, and none of the major Virus Encyclopedias have anything listed. However there are some forums returned from a google search for SecThought that mention SecThought A through D and removal instructions. Seems like it can be a pesky little bugger for some people.

    Google Here

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    tisk! tisk! tisk!

    :-(
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    Have you thought about sending it to Symantec?

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    Wow, www.norton.com didnt even find anything. Usually they are a decent source when it comes to getting info on trojans and the like. You must have gotten one hot of the press if ya know what I mean
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    you wont find too much at the major av companys. this is an adware downloader. adware is somehow considered legal and listing their "marketing reseach tools" as a trojan can get them sued (wimps) looks like AVG got a set of big ones. kudos to AVG
    Bukhari:V3B48N826 “The Prophet said, ‘Isn’t the witness of a woman equal to half of that of a man?’ The women said, ‘Yes.’ He said, ‘This is because of the deficiency of a woman’s mind.’”

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    he he.... well symantec corporate 9.0 (scheduled for release beginning of next month I beleive) supposedly will have built in spyware detection/removal. Perhaps a submission to them would kick them in the pants to set it up in the first round of intelligent updates...

    oh yeah, active X..... for shame gore, for shame....
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    Yea, that's what I get for not booting up a Windows box in weeks and then updating and getting some work done while listening to punk rock.
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