The only program I know of that helps keep this type of virus from
infecting a system is CUSAT.
Computer User Security Awareness Training is an intensive end user
education program that is coupled with policies severely limiting
personal activities on computers while at work.
Of course, it does need to be repeated frequently.
At 1:59 PM -0500 2/10/10, Craig Lyndes @ wcvt.com wrote:
>We're on our fourth Internet Security 2010 virus today!!! This has become
>our biggest service issue.
>One question - does anyone have an antivirus program that prevents a
>computer from becoming infected once a compromised web site is visited????
>I can say unequivocally that Microsoft Security Essentials and AVG DO NOT
>The human engineering with this virus is excellent. Once the person
>becomes convinced that they should install the program that pretends to be
>antivirus (but is actually a virus) then nothing, the antivirus we
>install, or Windows, stops them.
>I read an article yesterday that said there is a keystroke logger is part
>of some of these variations, and that has lead to $370,000 being
>transferred from the accounts of the town of Poughkepsie NY to somewhere
>in the Ukraine. I have alerted the business office.
>One of the people today said it first struck from Yahoo.... This is
>really bad news. Maybe an ad not they Yahoo web server, but it isn't from
>Thank god for imaging.