Virus on sem4160 image capture computer
jimkruger at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 30 16:04:24 PDT 2008
I bet the "malware" came in on someone's USB key.
If we had anti-virus / anti-spyware checking software on all the "public" PCs and everyone checked upon inserting their USB key, we could defeat this hazard.
--- On Wed, 7/30/08, James Conway <jwc at snf.stanford.edu> wrote:
> From: James Conway <jwc at snf.stanford.edu>
> Subject: Re: Virus on sem4160 image capture computer
> To: "Nahid Harjee" <nharjee at stanford.edu>, sem4160 at snf.stanford.edu, sem4160-pcs at snf.stanford.edu
> Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2008, 1:56 PM
> Thank you for your report!
> This seems odd as that this computer has never been on any
> Will take a look at this item when I have some time....
> Nahid Harjee wrote:
> > James,
> > I believe that there's a virus on the sem4160
> image capture computer.
> > This morning I copied images I took last night onto a
> USB key. I
> > noticed that in addition to my images, two unwanted
> files (autorun.inf
> > and nncu6kk.com <http://nncu6kk.com>) also
> appeared on the key. A
> > quick Google search shows that these are related to
> spyware. Just
> > thought you should know.
> > nh
> > --
> > Nahid Harjee
> > Ph.D. Candidate
> > Electrical Engineering
> > Stanford University
> > 408-761-8651
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