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Old 02-24-04, 07:05 AM
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anyone else get this virus from Overnet/EDonkey?

I just got a message from Norton AntiVirus that Overnet/EDonkey has the virus Backdoor.Blarul. It has quarantined the files. Should I still be concerned about the computers safety? Or is the damage already been done?
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Old 02-24-04, 05:12 PM
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An "official" statement taken from another board:

There is no virus or backdoor in Overnet or eDonkey2000. Norton antivirus is incorrectly detecting this. We are trying to get Norton to change their definitions to no longer falsely identify us.
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Old 02-25-04, 05:18 AM
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Yeah I got the same thing, I'm leaving it in quarantine until I hear something more offical.
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Old 02-25-04, 06:14 PM
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Its a false postive. Do you really think that as soon as you updated NAV you all of a sudden got a virus on a program that you've been running for awhile?
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Old 02-25-04, 07:31 PM
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Originally posted by duz
Its a false postive. Do you really think that as soon as you updated NAV you all of a sudden got a virus on a program that you've been running for awhile?
I just got a new computer and just installed Overnet, I had used Edonkey before but I never got a virus warning.
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