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The "good" virus that pretends to help, but doesn't-Truth!

The “Good Worm” Designed To Help Computers Is Actually a Potentially Destructive Virus-Truth!

 

 

Summary of eRumor:

This warning is about a “worm” program called Win32.All3gro.A that is being passed among email users.  The worm represents itself as a “good worm” that will detect and remove certain viruses from your computer.  According to a Reuters article, however, it is actually a virus itself that “…leaves the viruses intact and chews up files instead.”

The Truth:

The story is apparently true, but with some corrections.  There may be versions of this virus with the name Win32.All3gro.A, but most records of the virus named it a