trojan horse!!!!

  newgee 11:34 11 Feb 03

can any 1 help me i keep getting my antivirus (AVG antivirus) alert message up when online its happend once yesturday and 2 times today 1 after the other within the space of 20 mins and all the time its the same thing it says Trojan Horse Downloader.Small i know its a virus but why 3 times in less than 24hrs and is it a bad virus ???am i just being unlucky and keep running into the little *!@:????

  galatic door 13:29 11 Feb 03

tried to delete it yet?

  Octoz 13:50 11 Feb 03

I run Norton AV and once disconnected my broadband connection. NAV was still telling me that someone had tried to access the computer with a trojan!

  newgee 19:34 11 Feb 03

it did do that once sayed it was there but didnt find anything but the other 2 times it was detected and deleted by AGV antivirus... i used norton at one point but was recomended to use AGV..

  StellaArtois63 23:05 11 Feb 03

I have been known to spend many hours on the net and my Norton alert messenger is always alerting me to an attack from a Trojan Horse. Personally I was a tad worried at first but after a while I read some info from the symantec web site and wasnt to bothered about them after that. I usually find at the weekends I get alerted mostly, so now I have turned the alert reminder off. Its peace of mind to think its working though.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 23:14 11 Feb 03

Not wishing to cast aspersions but these diallers usually try to land if one visits sites of a *cough* dubious nature such as Pr0N, Warez, Kazaa and Hackz n'Crakz sites etc. ;-)))

StellaArtois63..unless Norton specifically states so you are merely getting 'handshakes' not trojans.


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