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Re: Protecting Home Machines
From: Mateus I <mat_linux () terra com br>
Date: 24 Nov 2003 14:38:38 -0000

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Never had tried that...good hint.
But I guess if the problem is over the net, a good firewall would solve the question.

Mateus

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From: <tomasfrota () terra com br>
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Subject: Re: Protecting Home Machines
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2003 18:30:21 -0200
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I have a sugestion :

To prevent know malicious programs to infect you system, try create a folder
with same name of the worm. If you have a worm named msblast.exe in system32
folder, delete the file (you if have it), and create a msblast.exe folder in
system32 folder.

Then, if a malware try to install youself in system32 folder, the Windows
don´t recognize the file...

Tomás.


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