IE vulnerability update

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by nadirah, Jun 28, 2004.

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  1. nadirah

    nadirah Registered Member

    Oct 14, 2003
    What You Should Know About Download.Ject

    Published: June 24, 2004 | Updated June 26, 2004 8:45 P.M. Pacific Time this information in additional languages

    Microsoft teams are investigating a report of a security issue known as Download.Ject affecting customers using Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0 (IIS) and Microsoft Internet Explorer, components of Windows. (Download.Ject is also known as: JS.Scob.Trojan, Scob, and JS.Toofeer.)

    Important Customers who have deployed Windows XP Service Pack 2 RC2 are not at risk.

    Reports indicate that Web servers running Windows 2000 Server and IIS that have not applied update 835732, which was addressed by Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011, are possibly being compromised and being used to attempt to infect users of Internet Explorer with malicious code.

    How to Help Protect Your Systems for Home Users

    Install Critical Updates

    Visit the Windows Update Web site to install all critical updates.


    Check for Infection

    To determine if the malicious code is on your computer, search for the following files:
    • Kk32.dll
    • Surf.dat
    Steps for Windows XP users
    If either of these files is present, your computer may be infected. You can find tools to clean your computer and obtain up-to-date antivirus protection from the following software vendors participating in the Microsoft Virus Information Alliance:


    Increase Your Browsing and E-Mail Safety

    Follow the steps outlined on the page to Increase Your Browsing and E-Mail Safety.
  2. big ed

    big ed Registered Member

    Aug 12, 2003
    Ye Olde New England
    Hey Nadirah, Thanks for the tip on the Browser and E-Mail bit. I checked and reset my settings as they were way off. I learn something new most every time I come to this site.

    big ed
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