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Saturday, July 31, 2004

What You Should Know About Download.Ject

Trojan Horse Download.ject Microsoft teams have confirmed a report of a security issue known as Download.Ject that affects customers using Microsoft Internet Explorer, a component of Microsoft Windows.

When a user visits a Web site hosted on a server that is infected with Download.Ject, the Web pages download a Trojan horse to the user's computer. This Trojan horse is named Backdoor:W32/Berbew, also known as Backdoor-AXJ, Webber, or Padodor. When this Trojan horse runs on the user's computer, it may perform several actions, including monitoring Internet access to capture sensitive information such as logon names and passwords, or opening fake dialog boxes that prompt the user to enter confidential information such as ATM card codes, credit card numbers, or other confidential information. Microsoft has released a tool to help you remove Backdoor:W32/Berbew Trojan horse variants from your computer.

Click here to be taken to Microsoft and run the "Check My PC For Infection". To use this tool, you must be running Windows XP or Windows 2000.

Remember to say 'YES' to the dialogue box that pops up.

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