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From: pauls at utdallas.edu (Schmehl, Paul L)
Subject: Virus infect on single user

> -----Original Message-----
> From: full-disclosure-admin@...ts.netsys.com 
> [mailto:full-disclosure-admin@...ts.netsys.com] On Behalf Of Gregh
> Sent: Monday, February 09, 2004 2:20 PM
> To: sean01@...net.com.au; full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com
> Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] Virus infect on single user
> 
> Maybe it SUCKS because what he actually had was a damned 
> SPYWARE item? Apart from that, it is the best of the "pay 
> for" AV scanners unfortunately. If he ran Adaware and Spybot 
> at the very least, on his system, he wouldnt have this problem.
>
Actually the recent versions of McAfee do a pretty good job of
*detecting* Adware.  They don't do a good job yet of *cleaning* adware,
but they at least let you know it's there.

Spybot Search and Destroy is much better.
 
Paul Schmehl (pauls@...allas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
http://www.utdallas.edu/~pauls/ 


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