What is a trojan attack please?

  Halmer 08:16 02 Jul 05
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I was looking at the Manchester United website when I received 2 warnings from AVG that I was being attacked by a trojan (or something to that effect). It gave me the option to heal or delete the trojans. I healed them and deleted them later.

What is happening when this happens?

Does it mean that the Manchester United web site is dodgy?

Does it mean that my firewall is no good?

Never had this in 5 years of surfing!

  VoG II 08:29 02 Jul 05

Any particular page on the site, Halmer?

I've had a quick look and I don't get any warnings.

Did AVG give the names of the trojans?

  Halmer 21:50 02 Jul 05

If I recall it was as soon as I went into their home site but I've done it again since and nothing happened.

I've got rid of them so I don't think that I can tell you the names sorry.

  Halmer 21:53 02 Jul 05

click here

Dowmloader Small 42M or something similar it was called.

  Halmer 21:53 02 Jul 05

click here

Dowmloader Small 42M or something similar it was called.

  stalion 21:57 02 Jul 05

just tried the site and this is the trojan
TR/Dldr.Bandos.F DO NOT try the link posted unless you know your anti-virus will deal with it.

  TTP 21:59 02 Jul 05

I had an email from ALEX FERGUSON this afternoon. The wife was online at the time and luckily queried it with me. It was deleted without opening but AVG didnt even blink. Could the 2 incidents be linked possibly ? Your thoughts ?

  Halmer 21:59 02 Jul 05

Malcolm Glazier!

What are Manchester United up to?

  TTP 22:08 02 Jul 05

L O L !!

  Eargasm 22:09 02 Jul 05

Not sure i can help you with the trojan, but the man ushited site is dodgy, very dodgy.

For a great footy site have a look at click here

  TTP 22:23 02 Jul 05

I am totally true on this the from line was ALEX FERGUSON

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