Peter Sheil (petersheil) wrote,
Peter Sheil

VIRUS ALERT: W32/Goner-A worm spreading widely

Just received

hope none of you get it

EMERGENCY ALERT: W32/Goner-A worm spreading widely

Sophos has received a number of reports of users
receiving a new, in-the-wild, virus called

Sophos has issued protection against W32/Goner-A,
and is recommending customers update their copies
of Sophos Anti-Virus to protect against it.

W32/Goner-A arrives as an email attachment with the
following characeteristics:

Subject: Hi

Message text:
How are you ?
When I saw this screen saver, I immediately thought
about you
I am in a harry, I promise you will love it!

Attached filename: GONE.SCR

To read more about W32/Goner-A and download protection
please visit the Sophos website:

Sophos recommends customers adopt a policy of "safe
computing" in conjunction with up-to-date anti-virus
software to reduce the threat of computer viruses. For
more details please see:


Sophos Anti-Virus

  • On here ...

    Just popping in to delete spam posts ... this is the only reason I come here nowadays. Peace peter

  • Update

    Nothing great or surprising, just a note to say I'm alive and far more likely to be found on facebook. Peace peter

  • Here?

    For the record, you can find me on facebook ... I only pop back here to delete spam from old posts :) Peace peter

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.