Daily virus report (Jan 3, 2008)
Jan 1, 2008 one virus needs attention. It is "Acting worm ZIJ (Worm.Win32.Agent.zij)" virus. The virus was spread through the U can be the designated site from hackers download new virus, and attempts to shut down various antivirus software.
Name: Acting worm ZIJ (Worm.Win32.Agent.zij)
Warning level: Dangerous
This is a worm. Virus after running in the system directory will be established under the virus documents, and modify folders to hide their own attributes. Virus modification to the system, attempts to shut down various antivirus software, the registry system could be amended to achieve since the launch of the system. Virus can be specified from the website of hackers download new virus. The virus copies itself to all the disk root directory, and thus spread.
Anti-virus experts suggest that computer users take the following measures to protect against this virus:
Do not open suspicious mail and suspicious websites; turn off or delete unnecessary system services; patch the system in a timely manner as many viruses spread by taking advantage of the system exploits or vulnerabilities; install anti-virus software for real-time monitoring and protection; Open auto-protect function when accessing to the internet; Install personal firewall to prevent the loss of password; Set up a complicated password for the administrators account.