By Cath
Sep 12, 2007
  1. anyone heard of a file called ma=wiggle.txt? although i never accepted it, this pesty fellow kept trying to send it to me and it appears i somehow managed to end up with it in my received files anyway. i used peek to see what was inside it. it says: fkjnn as8 dsj8 dsfj88t yh jhojh,ewnbew8n r898w r:
    errrrrrrr....the worst part is i just accidentally opened it just now!!! so now i REALLY wanna know what it is!
  2. BlameCanada

    BlameCanada TS Rookie Posts: 320

    If it`s just a text file,no problem.

    You can go HERE if you think,

    your computer has any other nasties on it.
  3. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    Most .txt files can be harmless or do minor annoying things ( cheap .bat files made in 2 seconds :haha: ) but that's about it, the main text file you should never accept is a .doc file since it's easier to hide viruses in those files
  4. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 24,177   +19

    Let`s have a quick check for malware.

    Go and read this thread HERE and post a HJT log as an attachment into this thread.

    Regards Howard :)

    This thread is for the use of Cath only. Please don`t post your own virus/spyware problems in this thread. Instead, open a new thread in our security and the web forum.
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