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i have Norton Antivirus software fully updated and enabled constantly.
Someone says he got Bugbear virus in one of my emails.
How can it be possible?
How do find out if I have it?
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People who have your email address in their address book, may have a virus that sends out viruses in e-mail addressed to anyone, using names/addresses from that person's infected address book.
I get "bounced" mail to people that I've never sent mail to, nor are they in my address book, with my name and email address being used as a return address.
Nasty bugs. . .
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The latest version of the Bugbear virus was discovered June 4, and the NAV protection was released on 6-5 (yesterday). If you LiveUpdated before then, you might have a problem....
The Norton website has this info page on the virus:
http://www.sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/ ... .firstname.lastname@example.org
The also have a link on that page to a utility that will remove the virus. They recommend this as the easiest way to solve the problem.
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