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It's a hoax.

http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/jdbgmgr.exe.file.hoa
x.html

Dave Barrett

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Sent: Wednesday, October 09, 2002 12:16 PM
Subject: Fw: Virus Alert


>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tony Gibbs" <tmgibbs(--nospam--at)caribsurf.com>
> To: "Tony&Mary Gibbs" <tmgibbs(--nospam--at)caribsurf.com>
> Sent: 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.
> >
> > Sincerely
> > Tony Gibbs
> >
> >
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -
> > please read and follow instructions
> >
> > Friends, Family, & Colleagues,
> >
> > 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 drive.
> >
> > > >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.
> >
> >
> >
> > > >Here is how to check for the virus and how to get rid
> >
> > > >of it.
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > >YOU MUST DO THIS:
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > >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"
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > >5. The virus has a teddy bear icon with the name
> >
> > > >jdbgmgr.exe - DO NOT OPEN IT !!!!!!!
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > >6. Go to edit. Choose "Select All" to highlight the
> >
> > > >file without opening it.
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > >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 BOOKS.
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > >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 "BCC"
> >
> > > >
> >
> > > >Copy this message, paste to e-mail, enter the subject,
> >
> > > >and send."
> >
>
>
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