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Anyone gotten this?

Discussion in 'General' started by Cloud121, Sep 15, 2001.

  1. Cloud121

    Cloud121 Member

    whoa! this is weird!! I just got a Virus on my computer. anyone ever gotten the JS.Exception.Exploit virus before? that's the name of the virus that I just got. I hope it doesn't do too much damage. Norton Anti-Virus Quarantined it. So is it safe now?

    (Edited by Cloud121 at 1:29 pm on Sep. 15, 2001)
  2. Cloud121

    Cloud121 Member

    I got the virus from my favorite emulation site. http://edgeemu.com. This is just great :( oh well, I got it quarantined. which is good right?
  3. Captian Crazy

    Captian Crazy New Member

    yeah, I have a virus quarantined right now, and i have no problems with my computer :)
  4. megametalgreymon

    megametalgreymon New Member

    norton anti virus is crap imho

    also if its quarantined i think you will find the file affected is still there, just renamed so it wont run, rather than the virus actually being removed from it

    you might need to update norton to the newest virus sugnatures (use the auto update feature) to actually fix it properly

    or just delete the affected file
  5. Cloud121

    Cloud121 Member

    since it's in the Temporary Internet Files folder in the WINDOWS folder, you think if I do Disk Cleanup (which deletes Temporary Internet Files) it will delete the virus?
  6. megametalgreymon

    megametalgreymon New Member

    try it and do the virus scan again?, it should tell you then its clear, unless it doesn't rescan i's quarantineed files of course (check if your scanning just executables and documents, or all files)
  7. Gallstaff

    Gallstaff Member

    sorry for reviving such an old dead thread but I just got this thing and norton wont do shit to it. WHAT ME DO?!
  8. Gaz_2_k

    Gaz_2_k New Member

    hmmmm.....not had that one yet.......thanks for the warning to where you got it from!...i'll stay clear of them! [​IMG]
  9. antime

    antime Extra Hard Mid Boss

    Judging by Symantec's description, nothing.
  10. Tindo@heart

    Tindo@heart New Member

    How does someone get it from a site they visit? Could they mean from a file they downloaded from that site? or does just visiting the site all it take?

    I remember getting 1 virus. I was half-conscious and checking some email. I went through and deleted most of the spam. I seen one that sent me an attachment with a ".pif" extension. Any Windows 3.1 user knows what a .pif file is, Win3.1 users learn to create them. .. Well NEway, I was thinking "Neato, no harm in opening a PICTURE file" As soon as I clicked open I relized . . "What a damn minute, .pif is an executable!!" [​IMG]

    Sure enough it was some worm that I quickly forgot about because I just reformatted and reinstalled. [​IMG]
  11. antime

    antime Extra Hard Mid Boss

    JS.Exception.Exploit isn't a virus proper, but a piece of Javascript that exploits some weakness in older unpatched Internet Explorers. According to the description, it is mostly used to change your browser homepage behind your back and similar purposes.
  12. Jaded God

    Jaded God Member

    this virus doesn't do a thing...
  13. dnguyen800

    dnguyen800 New Member

    use the free online virus scanner at trendmicro.com, or use AntiVir at hbedv.com, it's free.
  14. Cloud121

    Cloud121 Member

    Actually, Edge fixed the problem. It was in fact one of their ads got programed wrong or somethng. Can't remember exactly.
  15. Gallstaff

    Gallstaff Member

    I dont know where I got it, it was some German warez site... um ROM site... [​IMG] Well anyway i guess it's fine now. Thanks now I dont have to worry.
  16. joe81

    joe81 New Member

    technically the name is a general term given to any java script that the antivirus will pick up on that it thinks is harmfull. I mean java exploits can cause tons of problems on a computer i mean if somebody knew what they were doing really i guess they could use java to run stuff on a persons computer. blah blah blah yada yada yada

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