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mitch
01-31-2006, 08:27 AM
Another virus to watch out for. Hopefully most of us are smart enough to not launch an attachment, but just in case. These people are a$$holes

There's a warning Tuesday morning about a new e-mail worm. It's called the Kama Sutra worm. This worm is different because its sole purpose is to destroy everyday working documents widely used by consumers, students and businesses.

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Here's what to look out for: The worm appears in e-mail in-boxes with subject lines such as "Hot movie" or "Great Video." Other subject lines contain sexual content.

When the user clicks on the attachment, anti-virus protection is disabled and tainted e-mail is sent to every address on the victim's hard drive.

The only way you can disinfect your computer is to reinstall an anti-virus program updated to protect against this worm.

milkmania
01-31-2006, 09:49 AM
need more info........

is this the one you speak of?
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060123-6028.html


edit:
it would appear to be
http://www.techtree.com/techtree/jsp/article.jsp?article_id=70996&cat_id=582

The worm, also known as Blackworm, Nyxem-D and W32.blackmail.e, is aimed at Windows-based computers and spreads by copying itself to shared network locations and mass emailing itself to email addresses on these systems.


The Kama Sutra worm is designed to overwrite all .doc, .xls, .mdb, .mde, .ppt, .pps, .zip, .rar, .pdf, .psd, and .dmp files.

if so, here is the removal tool......
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.blackmal@mm.removal.tool.html

I ran mine on the 27th., I was clear