----- Original Message -----
From: "Tony Gibbs" <tmgibbs(--nospam--at)caribsurf.com
"Tony&Mary Gibbs" <tmgibbs(--nospam--at)caribsurf.com
Wednesday, October 09, 2002 10:25 AM
Subject: Virus Alert
Dear Persons on my address list,
> I received this message from
a friend this morning. I telephoned him to check whether it was
genuine. He confirmed that it was. I followed
the instructions and I found the virus and I deleted it.
> Tony Gibbs
> please read and follow
> Friends, Family, &
> I just found this message in my email from one of
my colleagues, followed the instructions, and deleted this nasty
virus. (I just updated my virus protection last week and the new virus
protection did not pick it up!) If you get this message, you are in my
address book and will probably find the virus on your hard drive
too. I'm sorry. Instructions for removal are listed
below. Sorry for the inconvenience.
> please check
your C drives
> >To everyone listed in
my address book:
> > >I just received a message from a
friend whose address book had been infected by a virus that was passed on
to me - and everyone in my address book. After following the
instructions, I found the virus indeed was residing in my C
I have followed the easy directions and deleted it, but it
has probably been passed on to everyone in my address book. I am very
sorry about this, but please follow the instructions below and it should
get rid of the virus. (It did for me).
>Apparently the virus lies dormant for 14 days before it does its
nasty work, but I wouldn't want to take the chance on that. Below is the
message, relayed exactly as I received it today.
>"The virus, called jdbgmgr.exe, is not detected by Norton or McAfee
anti-virus systems. The virus sits quietly for 14 days before damaging
the system. It is sent automatically by messenger and by the Address Book,
whether or not you sent e-mails to your contacts.
how to check for the virus and how to get rid of it.
YOU MUST DO
1. Go to Start; Go to the Find or Search option.
2. In the
Files/Folder option, write the name jdbgmgr.exe
3. Be sure you search your
C drive and any other devices that you may have.
4. Click "find now"
The virus has a teddy bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe - DO NOT OPEN
6. Go to edit. Choose "Select All" to highlight the file without
7. Now go to File and select Delete. (even if it says it's
a program file). It will go into your recycle bin.
8. Go to Recycle Bin and
delete it there as well.
"IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS, YOU MUST CONTACT ALL THE PEOPLE IN YOUR
ADDRESS BOOK SO THEY CAN ERADICATE IT IN THEIR OWN ADDRESS
To do this, open a new e-mail message. Click the photo of
the address book next to "To". Click every name and add it to
Copy this message, paste to e-mail, enter the subject, and