Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


Just A Simple Question

  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 marwihane


  • Members
  • 6 posts
  • Local time:01:02 PM

Posted 11 May 2008 - 10:20 AM

can virus embedded in password protected archive attack computers or run out of the the password protected archive and cause damage?

Edited by marwihane, 11 May 2008 - 10:23 AM.

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


#2 DaChew


    Visiting Alien

  • BC Advisor
  • 10,317 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:millenium falcon and rockytop
  • Local time:02:02 PM

Posted 11 May 2008 - 10:34 AM

that would be an infector and you would have to execute it for the infection to become active

No. Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try.

#3 ruby1


    a forum member

  • Members
  • 2,375 posts
  • Local time:06:02 PM

Posted 11 May 2008 - 10:47 AM

this thread of yours may be related?


do you suspect you may BE infected and if so what protection is on board and when last fully updated and run on full system scans??

#4 marwihane

  • Topic Starter

  • Members
  • 6 posts
  • Local time:01:02 PM

Posted 11 May 2008 - 10:58 AM


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users