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Will A Virus Use The Phone?

Posted on 2004-09-29
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Hi,
I have two computers, each being hooked up to the internet via the phone and modem.  They are both plugged into a telephone splitter that holds about 5 phones and then into the wall jack.  One of the computers recently became infected with a virus (Win32.KillApp)  I have not ran the other computer at the same time anymore because I do not know if it is possible for the clean computer to become infected with the same virus merely by both being online at the same time.  
Is it possible ?  They are not hooked up together as in 'home networking' just on the same splitter that goes into the wall jack for the phone.
Thank you for any info!!
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Question by:Twylyght779
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Just being online is the risk.

Anyway Win32.KillApp is an AV killer, but it's quite simple to cleanup:

Stop this process:

trojan.win32.killapp.c.exe

And delete the file, in Safe Mode if necessary.

Zee


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