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RE: [SLUG] Trinity Virus


Trend Micro have a Linux version of InterScan for Linux and it's an Eval
version..

I recommend installing it.. and update the pattern files.. etc..

thanks,
George Vieira
Network Administrator
http://www.citadelcomputer.com.au
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A10C
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-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Stokes [mailto:jstok@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, September 11, 2000 3:13 PM
To: Linux Sydney (E-mail)
Subject: Re: [SLUG] Trinity Virus


John Wiltshire wrote:
> 
> From: Peter McCarthy [mailto:peterm@xxxxxxxxxx]
> >
> >Howdy
> >
> >I have received email from some guy called Cyber abuse in the
> >states who says
> >that my machine has been infected with a Trinity Virus
> >
> >
> >URL ref is http://xforce.iss.net/alerts/advise59.php
> >
> >Does anyone know about this Virus and how it can be removed
> >with having to do a
> >complete reformat...
> 
> If you do have the Trinity agent on your machine then I would recommend a
> reformat as you have no idea how many of your system files have had
rootkits
> installed in them.  To put it simply - the machine should never be trusted
> connected to the internet again until it is reformatted.

Ok, now, how would I become infected with the Trinity agent?

Cheers,
Jason Stokes: jstok@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


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