mcafee & bugbear.b

Malcolm Bishop malcolm.bishop at KCL.AC.UK
Fri Jun 6 10:58:19 IST 2003


We are using McAfee and have noticed the same thing. Perhaps it is a new
variant? However, I did have a quick look on a couple of anti-virus
companies sites and there does not seem to be any information about a
new variant.



> Hello,
> We've been blocking Bugbear.B since yesterday although as usual Mcafee
> appears to be slow in releasing their DATs.   However I've noticed that
> every now and then mailscanner is blocking emails that have double
> extension attachments which look suspiciously like Bugbear.b but it is
> not picked up as Bugbear.B.  I've tried scanning the quarantined
> attachment again with the latest DAT but again no virus is detected.  Is
> this a different variant or is there a another problem.  Has anyone else
> using mcafee noticed this?
> Thanks
> Anjana

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