WARNING :DO NOT DOWNLOAD SCREENSAVER - gliddy post

Paraic Kenny p.a.kenny at student.ucc.ie
Tue Aug 25 08:49:02 EST 1998


The file install.exe posted by Gliddy in bionet.software
contains the Back Orifice installer. Running this program
will allow Gliddy to control your windows95 machine via
the internet.
This insidious program installs itself and then deletes the source
file.
If infected it can be cleared by:
1. reboot machine in MS-dos mode
2. go to the windows\system directory
3. list the directory
4. the file is usually installed as exe~1 or something like that.
5. It is typically the last file in the dir list.
6. delete this file.

If this sounds unbelievable: check out the current edition of New
Scientist or http://www.cultdeadcow.com

If I can help anyone who downloaded this software...

paraic at chah.ucc.ie

Paraic Kenny
Department of Biochemistry
University College Cork
Ireland





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