Concerned about the Sobig Virus?
Thread poster: Ursula Peter-Czichi

Ursula Peter-Czichi  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 19:10
German to English
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Aug 22, 2003

Here is a site, which I found very helpful:

sobig.f prevention and cure

http://reviews-zdnet.com.com/4520-6600_16-5065487.html


Hope that this malicious code pestilence will soon stop, at least for a while.

Ursula


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R. A. Stegemann
Saudi Arabia
Local time: 09:10
German to English
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Good list of anti-virus firms and organizations. Aug 23, 2003

It was good to learn that as an Apple user, I cannot be infected. Now, if only my Windows' friends would take out anti-viral insurance and purchase anti-viral software, so that my mailbox could finally be cleared of the spam their computers keep sending me.

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Uldis Liepkalns  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 02:10
Member (2003)
English to Latvian
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Yeah, Aug 23, 2003

no doubt you’re right, Latvians have a proverb fully applicable to SobigF: "Don't worry, when bigger s%#t will come, you'll completely forget the current one..."
But if seriously- viruses and other malicious codes become only more widespread and sophisticated as time goes by, so the only solution is to have good antivirus, set it to hourly update and at least once a week to patch your Windows. All this nowadays is just normal computer hygiene, as is washing your hands before a meal...

Uldis

Ursula Peter-Czichi wrote:
Hope that this malicious code pestilence will soon stop, at least for a while.
Ursula


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