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    billisevil Guest

    Default New Virus Detected


    I'm running a Dell PC with XP and ZoneAlarm V 7.0.337 for antivirus and firewall. OS and Zonealarm Updates are on & up to date.

    Zonealarm recently found and quarantined a virus:

    C:\Documents and Settings\Chris\Application Data\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\6.0\57\5889f2f9-4db22962

    I rescanned in safe mode; it found another:

    C:\Documents and Settings\Chris\Application Data\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\javapi\v1.0\file\ja va.class-3f551d86-718974a8.class

    I couldn't find info on this virus & can't think of anything I've done recently that might have been risky, except maybe that I was playing some online browser-based games (Pacman clones & the like) which probably used Java. My question is: do I need to worry about these, e.g. that they might have downloaded further malware, or should I relax and assume they've been completely dealt with by being found?

    Any help very much appreciated.

    Operating System:Windows XP Home Edition
    Product Name:ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite
    Software Version:7.0

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    Join Date
    Nov 2004

    Default Re: New Virus Detected

    Hi!no, you don't need to worry about it. ZA has alredy taken care of them.You may wan toempty your JAVA cache. You can use ccleaner for this purpose ( Cheers,Fax

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