[Sidefx-houdini-list] OdForce Recently Hacked

Anthony C anthonysidefx at gmail.com
Thu Jul 6 10:21:40 EDT 2006

Thanks man...  Yea I'm not sure what was up with it, probably just
coincidence that and Odfoce at the same time.  I thought I had removed
everything last night, and all seemed good..then this morning it
started all over again.  There were about 5 more Trojans that it
found, and one Virus infected file that I cannot seem to find and
delete the damn thing.  I will give that link you gave a try when I
get home tonight.  I may end up just reinstalling windows like you
said, all my important files are on a completely different drive then
windows, just a major pain in the ass to reinstall everything.  Thanks
for taking the time to reply.  Cheers! ;)


On 7/6/06, John Coldrick <jc at axyzfx.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 06 July 2006 00:27, Anthony C wrote:
> > found all kinds of Trojan and Virus warnings.  Also I am all of a
> > sudden getting messages to Reactivate Windows (could this be part of a
> > virus or Trojan?)...the one I can not seem to find any info on is
> > named:
>         tough position.  Essentially with all the crap surrounding MS's boneheaded
> decision with the WGA "spyware", they're just recently updated it so it
> doesn't phone home every day.  This shouldn't be related to reactivating
> windows, however.  To add to this, there was a worm that hit recently which
> was a "response" to the WGA business, where it mimicked WGA.  It's possible
> that's what you've got.  However, I'm unsure that's related to the odforce
> hack.  You've already been pretty infected, apparently outside of odforce, so
> I'm not sure it's relevant.
>         It's up to you, but personally I keep Windows pretty clean and if I were to
> ever find myself infected with as many problems as you've cleaned, I never
> trust the cleanup program, just backup my data, nuke the disk for morbid and
> reinstall.  Windows needs it every couple of years anyway just due to
> registry bloat.
>         Btw, the best AV out there is www.nod32.com.  They've got the best record,
> and best of all zero bloat, such as NAV.  Awesome program that completely
> flies below the mainstream media radar and is used by IT professionals in the
> know.
>         Cheers,
>         J.C.
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