Trojan question

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Mats, Jan 9, 2004.

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  1. Mats

    Mats Guest

    A Norton Anti-Virus scan revealed a trojan infecting my computer. It says, "The file D:\Documents\Docs\Jumping Idiot.html is infected with the Trojan Horse virus." That folder is where I keep html documents I've created. I've never named one "jumping idot".

    I've done a Google search on the web and newsgroups and don't see any info about this trojan. And Norton says it is unable to repair or delete it. When I try to delete it I get a "Cannot delete Jumping Idiot: Access is denied. The source file may be in use.

    Anybody got any suggestions on what I should do?
     
  2. Paul Wilders

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    Mats,

    Let's start with a simple question: what Operating System is in use?

    regards.

    paul
     
  3. meneer

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    Use a boot floppy to boot an old dos version and view the file using edit.com. See if you can find evidence of code that you didn't allow. The dos version of edit.com will be sufficient to clean the html file. If this fails: kill the file from dos.
     
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