Dcom Exploit Message

  thumbscrew 18:48 06 Dec 09

I.ve got Avast and Comodo installed and I'm receiving warning messages from Avast about a Dcom Exploit attack on my machine.Avast seems to be taking care of it, but I can't understand why Comodo isn't blocking it and thus stopping it getting as far as Avast. Can anyone advise?

  mgmcc 18:53 06 Dec 09

Get the "DCOMbobulator" from click here to disable DCOM in Windows.

  thumbscrew 19:13 06 Dec 09

Thanks mgmcc, downloaded it anmd followed the instructions. Noted the part that said the Windows patch should be installed before you do it. I couldn't be sure it was but I went ahead anyway...should I have done that?

  mgmcc 19:39 06 Dec 09

The "DCOMbobulator" has been on that site for quite a while now (several years), so you've probably already got the patch in a Service Pack - SP1 or SP2.

  thumbscrew 19:54 06 Dec 09

Ok I discombobulated it anyway. Any idea why my Comodo Firewall missed it?

  mgmcc 20:50 06 Dec 09

I've never used Comodo, so I don't know the answer to that. :(

  thumbscrew 22:08 06 Dec 09

Thanks anyway pal.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

LG G6 review: Hands-on with LG’s bold, big-screen shot at perfection

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

How the 2017 Oscar-winning VFX of The Jungle Book were created

The 22 best Safari extensions | Best Safari plugins: Improve Apple's Safari web browser with these…