Sircam and Magistr infections continue to spread throughout the UVM
Contributing to this problem is the stock configuration of the
previously supported McAfee AntiVirus product. By default, McAfee does
not scan a number of the extensions used by SirCam and Magistr viruses.
Even users who have downloaded the new Sircam-certified definitions
(posted by McAfee yesterday) will be vulnerable under the default
Repeating previous messages posted to this list:
Information and clean-up instructions for these viruses can be found at:
Your best defense from SirCam and Magistr is to refrain from opening
email attachments. Your second defense is a quality tested, up-to-date
antivirus product. CIT provides, supports, and strongly recommends the
use of Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition, available from:
Links to installation instructions can be found on this page.
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