I just got a message from OAR.NET referring to a virus alert. Still trying to find out more about it, but I thought I would post this just in case. Trying to find out more on this one to see if there is an attachment I can block.
From: Jodi Santini [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 1:07 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Virus Alert - W32/ShakerWorld Posted on notice.oar.net 1/4/02: Virus Alert: There is a variation of the W32/ShakerWorld virus making its way around the Internet. We are have not found information on this virus at Symantec or CERT yet, but this what we have learned thus far from our internal security folks which you will want to watch out for on your networks: o Random 8 char. file in the System directory o Shake.exe in email (MassMailer) o NetBIOS connections spreading virus to servers o Registry entry 'sysinfo' under the run statement. Note that we are seeing variants in the name of the key sysinfo<random chars> People who have been hit have gotten this virus thorugh email. This virus can install a key in the registry of the infected systems. This is the information we have received at this time. Thank You, Jodi Pete Pfefferkorn Senior Systems Engineer/Mail Administrator University of Cincinnati 51 Goodman Street Cincinnati, OH 45221 Phone - (513) 556-9076 Fax - (513) 556-2042 _________________________________________________________________ List posting FAQ: http://www.swinc.com/resource/exch_faq.htm Archives: http://www.swynk.com/sitesearch/search.asp To unsubscribe: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Exchange List admin: [EMAIL PROTECTED]