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Re: Xupiter
From: "Benjamin A. Okopnik" <ben () callahans org>
Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 13:54:24 -0400

On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 02:20:22PM -0000, Stephen Wilcox wrote:

Has anyone heard for Xupiter storing itself in the memory section of the 
pc, so when it's uninstalled and the computer is rebooted it can reinstall 

Not possible. RAM is volatile (loses all its contents when power is
removed), plain ROM can't be written to, and the BIOS PROM doesn't have
nearly enough space. If you're seeing reinfection from the same virus,
it usually means that the original infection path still exists - or that
you haven't actually cleaned it out.

Ben Okopnik

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