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spyware?

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by Crazy Snake Man, Dec 4, 2004.

  1. Crazy Snake Man

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    can anyone help, are the filename below related to spyware or any other viruses, i have tried to delete using norton but the delete failed. Any ideas of how I can get rid of them?

    filename threat name
    vbiewer.ocx dialer.holistyc

    Have this file twice.

    :lease:
     
  2. .Griff.

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  3. Crazy Snake Man

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    thanks. i am a novice can you advise:-

    1. what it does to pc and files
    2. how can i delete it
    3. what should i be using that is better than norton

    cheers!!
     
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    The thing is that as a trojan is not a virus it will not be blocked by an antivirus program alone. To stop your system from picking these up in the first place you need to get a firewall to run along with the anti virus software.
    I use Norton anti virus and firewall and have been blocking a trojan attack just about every time I've been online for tha past week or so. So I don't think its fair to say that 'you need something more reliable than Norton' as it has blocked everything for me.

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