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Re: "Yay" Malware
From: RL Vaughn <Randy_Vaughn () BAYLOR EDU>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 20:22:25 -0600

Tim Lane wrote:
Hi All,

has anyone seen (for want of a better term) the Yay Malware.  We are seeing a
small window with the word "yay" in it appear on the desktop with a lot of
outgoing traffic.  A search on Google cites quite a few people seeing this in
the last 24 hours but no resolution.

We have tried to remove it with:

Symantec AV
Adaware
Spybot S&D
Defender
XoftSpySE
MSRT

Seems like it may be very new and the AV vendors have not caught on yet....

If anyone has seen it and mitigated it I would be interested to hear.

Thanks,

Tim


Tim Lane
Information Security Program Manager

Information Technology and Telecommunication Services
Southern Cross University
PO Box 157 Lismore NSW 2480

(02 6620 3290   7             02 6620 3033   - tlane () scu edu au
8 http://www.scu.edu.au

Hi Tim,

Have you forwarded a copy of the binary to VirusTotal?

Randy

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