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Can I back up my data files with no worries after infection?


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#1 dummest evar

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Posted 23 March 2009 - 12:06 AM

I think I covered it in the topics - I am currently receiving help for Virtumonde, and in the recent past had a similar virus - are my data files safe? Virtumonde seems pretty insidious but from what I have read it seems like I should still back up to CD or external... is it just program files/executables that have problems? I am a total computer idiot compared to you folks, so please be gentle with me!

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Posted 23 March 2009 - 03:52 AM

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...p;#entry1187797

Please only follow the advice of your helper

Don't open any other threads until you are cleaned and you would be better off to ask questions like this one on your HJT thread

I will consider this thread closed
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