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Old 05-30-2007, 02:02 AM   #1
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Default I had the Kuang2 Virus. Should I be worried?

Ok, I just ran an avast! scan and it found the Kuang2 Virus, or Trojan I believe it said. This file has been deleted and all is good it seems. Should I be worried about what this file has done to my computer, as there are no obvious problems right now.
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Old 05-30-2007, 05:37 AM   #2
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Default Re: I had the Kuang2 Virus. Should I be worried?

I think you should try accessing all the major programs , whether they are running fine and be verified that the Virus has not caused them to stop running.

many-a-times, we cannot make the harm the virus causes to some files, it is only later, when we have the need of accessing a program that we discover that the program has been damaged.

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Old 05-30-2007, 09:08 AM   #3
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Default Re: I had the Kuang2 Virus. Should I be worried?

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I think you should try accessing all the major programs , whether they are running fine and be verified that the Virus has not caused them to stop running.

many-a-times, we cannot make the harm the virus causes to some files, it is only later, when we have the need of accessing a program that we discover that the program has been damaged.

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yea, sometimes i dont notice a problem till a few weeks later and then its harder to fix it as ive done loads more stuff since then.
run a hijack this log aswell just to see if anythings happening there
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:08 AM   #4
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Default Re: I had the Kuang2 Virus. Should I be worried?

It's a very dumb simple virus which doesn't have any real effect because it relys on communicating by listening in on a port. It can't do much damage in a home network
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:12 AM   #5
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Most viruses just sits there and just says that there is one. I remembered my favorite Win32.Pinfi...oh yeah
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Old 05-30-2007, 03:31 PM   #6
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Default Re: I had the Kuang2 Virus. Should I be worried?

Thanks guys. All my programs are working fine I was just concerned as I read online that this little bugger can potentially be a key logger, so I changed some important passwords as well. Also, Hijack This was clean, nothing out of the ordinary.
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You'll be fine
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