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NYPD / New York Motor Vehicles Virus

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I'm seeing several search terms for users hitting my site as "NYPD Computer Virus" and "NY Motor Vehicle Computer Virus". I can see (according to Snopes) that this is a legit virus, but I'm wondering: 1) If SuperAntiSpyware gets detects/removes this one and 2) Is there a sudden increase in outbreaks on this virus?

It's odd that I'm seeing a huge increase in traffic about this specific piece of malware.

Thanks,

Allen Crist

CCW Technology Computer Repair

South Jordan (Salt Lake City), Utah

http://www.ccwtech.com

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I'm seeing several search terms for users hitting my site as "NYPD Computer Virus" and "NY Motor Vehicle Computer Virus". I can see (according to Snopes) that this is a legit virus, but I'm wondering: 1) If SuperAntiSpyware gets detects/removes this one and 2) Is there a sudden increase in outbreaks on this virus?

It's odd that I'm seeing a huge increase in traffic about this specific piece of malware.

Thanks,

Allen Crist

CCW Technology Computer Repair

South Jordan (Salt Lake City), Utah

http://www.ccwtech.com

How much traffic relating to this are you getting?

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How much traffic relating to this are you getting?

It started about 7 days ago and I've gotten 12 hits on it. I realize this isn't a ton, but it's almost 2 per day on this specific threat and has just started. I just thought it was a bit odd.

There are several different ways they are searching for it but nypd motor vehicle virus, new york motor vehicles virus, uniform traffic ticket virus.

According to Snopes, it's a legit threat: http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/trafficticket.asp

I was thinking that because I am starting to get very specific hits on it, that it may be something that many different people are dealing with right now.

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It started about 7 days ago and I've gotten 12 hits on it. I realize this isn't a ton, but it's almost 2 per day on this specific threat and has just started. I just thought it was a bit odd.

There are several different ways they are searching for it but nypd motor vehicle virus, new york motor vehicles virus, uniform traffic ticket virus.

According to Snopes, it's a legit threat: http://www.snopes.co...afficticket.asp

I was thinking that because I am starting to get very specific hits on it, that it may be something that many different people are dealing with right now.

Hello ccwtech, since this has to do with a website have you tried contacting your sites host? I think they would be able to better assist you in preventing this than SaS would, though this is just my opinion.

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Hello ccwtech, since this has to do with a website have you tried contacting your sites host? I think they would be able to better assist you in preventing this than SaS would, though this is just my opinion.

I'm not concerned with the search hits hitting my website - in fact quite the contrary, if people have this virus I'd love to have them come to my site for me to fix it.

My original question was, and still is, if SuperAntiSpyware detects this virus/malware. I guess when I get a customer with it, I will know, but I'd think SAS would know if they detect a particular threat or not.

Allen

http://www.ccwtech.com

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I'm not concerned with the search hits hitting my website - in fact quite the contrary, if people have this virus I'd love to have them come to my site for me to fix it.

My original question was, and still is, if SuperAntiSpyware detects this virus/malware. I guess when I get a customer with it, I will know, but I'd think SAS would know if they detect a particular threat or not.

Allen

http://www.ccwtech.com

OH! I misunderstood what you were saying, apologies, I thought you were saying these viruses were like pinging your website, and perhaps were trying to perform a DoS attack, or DDoS attack on your site, hopefully SaS will update you with the information you need soon!

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