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Here's the message-source from the (Re:) top post that activated the virus alert.

Troll-Busters troll_busters at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Mar 23 03:37:14 EST 2002


"Ian Field" <i.field at virgin.net> wrote in message news:<SUIm8.2001$k61.573848 at news6-win.server.ntlworld.com>...


>This is the message source of the (Re:) top post that activated the
virus
>warning, and resisted attempts to view it's message source - I had to
force
>the PC into a "freeze condition" and then recover from that to
disable the
>dialogue box!
>
>Does anyone know if/what the stealth capability is on this virus? My
virus
>scanner isn't showing anything - but then I did delete
>bionet.neuroscience.dbx immediately I regained control of the PC.

It isn't a virus in the generally accepted. Its just a javascript
scripts that keeps opening the virus warning window. Other versions
will open new browser windows until your computer freezes.

This is the script:

<SCRIPT language=JavaScript>
function tgos()
{
   while (true)
       window.alert("** WARNING ** VirusScan has detected the TGOS
virus on your hard drive. If you have recently opened an email or
newsgroup message and see this alert your system is infected.")
}
</SCRIPT>


Troll-Busters




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