Symantec has kindly renamed Netsky.Q to Netsky.P. Still no stand-alone
tools available yet.
On Mon, 22 Mar 2004, Stefanie Ploof wrote:
> Due to increase in submissions, W32.Netsky.Q (aka W32/Netsky.p by McAfee)
> has been upgraded to a medium/level 3 threat. Currently the only virus
> definitions available to prevent/detect Netsky.Q at the desktop level are
> beta definitions. I have installed these on the central servers and they
> are pushing out to desktops now.
> If using the on-campus version of SAV, you will not be able to click Live
> Update in order to force your SAV client to update to these beta
> definitions, so you'll need to be patient or go to sarc.com and navigate
> your way to download and install the beta defs yourself. In any case,
> desktop computers will receive the definitions throughout the morning.
> There are currently no stand-alone tools with detect and clean up
> Netsky.Q, but if tools are made available I'll update our local pages and
> notify the list.
> Questions or problems regarding Netsky should be directed to CIT Helpline
> at [log in to unmask] or 6-2604.