ARGH!!!!! Jdbgmgr.exe is not a virus! This is an old hoax, please
don't pass this on.
before passing on this or any other virus warning you may receive in
David Robbins K1TTT
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:towertalk-
> firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Red
> Sent: Friday, February 21, 2003 18:59
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Virus alert
> BlankA virus has been passed to me by an email that I received from a
> friend recently. My computer in turn was affected. Since you are in my
> address book there is a good chance you will find it in your computer
> I followed the directions below, found the virus, and eradicated the
> virus easily.
> The virus (called jdbgmgr.exe) is not detected by Norton or McAfee
> Anti-virus systems. I had just updated my Norton yesterday before
> receiving the following message and even with the latest update the
> virus was not found. The virus sits quietly for 14 days before
> the system. It is sent automatically by messenger and by the address
> book whether or not you sent emails to your contacts.
> Here is how you check for the virus and get rid of it.
> 1. Go to start, find or search option.
> 2. In the file/folders option, type the name: jdbgmgr.exe
> 3. Be sure to search your C: drive and all the subfolders and any
> drives you may have.
> 4. Click "find now"
> 5. The virus has a teddy bear icon with the name jdbgmgr.exe.DO NOT
> 6. Go to edit (on the menu bar), choose "select all" to highlight the
> without opening it.
> 7. Now go to the file (on the menu bar) and select delete. It will
> go to
> the recycle bin.
> IF YOU FIND THIS VIRUS, YOU MUST CONTACT ALL THE PEOPLE IN YOUR
> SO THEY CAN ERADICATE IT IN THEIR OWN ADDRESS BOOKS.
> To do this:
> (a) Open a new e-mail message
> (b) Click on the icon of the address book next to the "TO"
> (c) Highlight every name and add to "BCC"
> (d) Copy this message above and paste to e-mail.
> (e) Enter subject
> My apologies to those of you who have received this message! This is
> apparently a real situation, based on the fact that I found the file
> mentioned during the "search."
> Regards, Red
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