[at-l] WAY OFF TOPIC. . .Artemis! trojan

Sly hikertrash at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 14:57:03 CST 2011


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On 11/9/2011 3:30 PM, Linda Patton wrote:
> Off topic unless it starts messing up my AT-L email. . .
>
> After 5 years of laptopping, picked up my first malware.
> I have the Artemis![followed by chain of varying alphanumeric]
> trojan.  McAfee keeps popping up and telling me it 'caught'
> it, but the pop-ups continue.  And, occasionally, unasked-for
> web sites appear in a new Firefox tab.  I have an appointment
> with a local computer shop on Monday (soonest they could
> guarantee one-day turnaround), but this question arises:
> Could I be in danger in the meantime??--are my keystrokes
> being captured as I enter passwords/logins for online banking,
> etc.?  Anyone know about "Artemis!"?
>
> Ooops...even as I was typing this, "famoussearchsystems.com"
> popped up, unasked.  I quickly closed it, but I'll bet I get another
> McAfee popup in a minute.
>
> ~~ eArthworm
>
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