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    ssri Guest


    Does ZASS protect us from MPACK MALWARE/URL?

    please see the url link below


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    tvazntpfh Guest

    Default Re: MPACK MALWARE

    PC World has an article that provides some additional information about this issue:,13...l?tk=nl_dnxnws

  3. #3
    ssri Guest

    Default Re: MPACK MALWARE

    this is an important issue. Do we have any information about protection/detection offered by ZASS?

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    Nov 2004

    Default Re: MPACK MALWARE

    For sure this is already in the ZASS database...Unfortunately, each company mark differently the name of the virus(es).So, it is difficult to find it...ZASS uses the Kaspersky engine for realtime antivirus/antispyware detection.You can have a look here (below link) where all information about viruses detected by KAV/ZASS 7 are listed.,Fax

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    ssri Guest

    Default Re: MPACK MALWARE

    That's nice to hear Fax.

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    Default Re: MPACK MALWARE

    Here's a little information about Mpack
    MPack, the great hype generator

    There has been a lot of hype around MPack. As a result consumers are asking anti-virus vendors if they detect it. For the average consumer detecting MPack is of no value. MPack was reportedly found on over 10,000 web servers, however not a single visitor to those sites was infected with MPack. MPack is only a slingshot. You can put whatever you want in a slingshot and fire away. If NOD32 detects MPack on a web server and it isn t your web server it does you no good. MPack isn t what gets delivered to you. The visitor to an MPack afflicted server was potentially infected by lots of other malicious software. The single best defense against MPack for the end user is keeping their operating system and applications patched. Anti-virus is a really good idea too, but if you had a current and fully patched system with default browser settings MPack isn t really a problem for you. When I say fully patched system this includes not only the operating system, but all of your applications. Do you run Firefox? Opera? iTunes? Internet Explorer? An instant messaging program of any type? If you do not keep your system current then MPack is only one of numerous threats and not deserving of any special recognition. Worrying about MPack is like inspecting one tire on your car and driving off without caring about the other three.

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    tvazntpfh Guest

    Default Re: MPACK MALWARE

    This keeps getting worse. Here is a new article from PC World on developments from the last few days:,13...s/article.html

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