Do I need this? how do I know?

  jack 08:15 26 Oct 04
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On Startup and going on line Zone Alarm kicked i with its flurry of Outlook Express wnat to access
etc.,
Then it said " XAU Update from 212 135 1,36,DNS"

Wants to come in.
So far I have denied itb accerss
But do I need it is it a real thing or a dodgy one.
How can I find out?

  ventanas 08:43 26 Oct 04

The only reference I can find for XAU relates to the precious metals market index. Have you been dealing in gold lately?:-))

  D G 08:58 26 Oct 04

If you don't know what it is ,don't let it in. DG

  Sethhaniel 09:32 26 Oct 04

..goes pear shaped
you didn't need it ;)
be wary :- Symantec Security Response - W32.Xau
[email protected] is a mass-mailing worm. Due to a bug in its code, the worm will not properly propagate. The worm is written in the Delphi programming language. ... Update the virus definitions. Run a full system scan and delete all the files detected as [email protected] ...
securityresponse.symantec.com/ avcenter/venc/data/w32.xau.html

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