virus?

Island Snow islandsnow "at" email.com
Fri, 29 Mar 2002 00:27:14 +0000


i did add the DAT update. what i needed to do was update the scanning engine. i was on v4.5.0.x and i just installed version 4.5.1 and now it seems okay... thanks guys!


----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex K. Angelopoulos" <alex "at" bittnet.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 19:10:55 -0500
To:  <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Subject: Re: virus?

Try adding the DAT update Dylan mentioned, too.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Island Snow" <islandsnow "at" email.com>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Thursday, 2002-03-28 18:51
Subject: RE: virus?


> i did grab the latest DAT files. i also did the properties on the vnchook
file and its 3.3.3.6
>
> my mcafee version is v4.5.0.534
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dylan McNeill <DMcNeill "at" ohs.ogle.k12.il.us>
> Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 15:58:05 -0600
> To: "'vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com'" <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
> Subject: RE: virus?
>
>
> > http://www.uk.research.att.com/vnc/virus.html
> > Could this be the problem? Check what version of McAfee you're running,
> > whether it has been updated (the engine as well as the dat).
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Island Snow [mailto:islandsnow "at" email.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2002 3:30 PM
> > To: vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com
> > Subject: Re: virus?
> >
> >
> > how can i tell what version that file is? the size of the vnchooks.dll
file
> > is 32.0KB and was modified 3/14/2001 12:09PM
> >
> > mcafee reports the infected file as VNCHooks.dll and the Virus name as
> > WinVNC.dll
> >
> > i've uninstalled, and reinstalled but mcafee still picks it up as a
virus.
> > thanks...
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Alex K. Angelopoulos" <alex "at" bittnet.com>
> > Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2002 15:50:49 -0500
> > To:  <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
> > Subject: Re: virus?
> >
> > What version of the vnchooks.dll do you have - and what is its size?
Also,
> > did McAfee give the virus a name?
> >
> > Virus scanners over the last few years have gotten very aggressive -
they
> > tend to give false positives if there is any doubt.  That said, many
viruses
> > will try to glom onto any library file they can, so it is possible that
one
> > attached itself.
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Island Snow" <islandsnow "at" email.com>
> > To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
> > Sent: Thursday, 2002-03-28 15:28
> > Subject: virus?
> >
> >
> > > just yesterday, 4 of my computers with vnc installed on got detected
> > > with
> > a virus in the file VNCHooks.dll
> > >
> > > whats going on? i am running mcafee's virusscan. is it a problem with
> > their DAT file incorrectly identifying the virus, or is there really a
> > problem and somehow all 4 computers got infected? thanks
> > >
> > >
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