Windows Vista Virus Warnings, so it begins....

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  1. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Very interesting read...

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  2. Luna

    Luna OSNN Senior Addict Folding Team

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    It's kind of a joke. It could be run on basically any OS.

    F-Secure has their pants in a wad over every little thing. These are just Monad scripts running on the system, just like batch files, perl scripts, Ruby scripts, Cygwin bash scripts etc.
     
  3. sean.ferguson

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    Its going to happen anyway, viruses aren't going to dissapear from existence just because Microsoft have updated their Windows security. :rolleyes:
     
  4. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Thank you. You are spot on. Here's a good read on this (non) issue: http://www.leeholmes.com/blog/MonadAndTheFirstVistaVirus.aspx

    I liked this quote by Adam Barr - "Are you concerned that every version of Windows has the dreaded "cmd /c rmdir c:\ /s" virus in it? If not, then you have no reason to be concerned about Monad." :D
     
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    I thought it was MSH they where targeting MS Command Shell, or is it one and the same thing?
     
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    Yes, it is. "Monad" is the codename for MSH.
     
  7. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    It appears the news sites jumped the gun a little too early...

    http://www.betanews.com/article/Reports_of_First_Vista_Virus_Inaccurate/1123258141