JDBGMGR.EXE


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Hoax

True  
Urban Legend

False
Chain Mail

Unknown  
Joke/Spoof   Aliases  
Scam   Related to SULFNBK.EXE Hoax
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This is a HOAX. However it is quite possible some miscreant will try and use this to spread a real virus infected file. The W32/Magistr-A is already known to infect the Windows Operating System files, such as SULFNBK.EXE and possibly JDBGMGR.EXE.

What is JDBGMGR.EXE?
JDBGMGR.EXE is the Microsoft Debugger Registrar for Java and is part of most Windows installations, and shows the following icon:

So, if you have deleted the above file from your system how do you put it back? Well, you have to reinstall the MS Java Virtual Machine. See http://www.microsoft.com/java/vm/dl_vm40.htm for download information.


This file has recently become the subject of a hoax which has been distributed in both Spanish and English languages.

Please note: The W32/Magistr-A virus is known to infect Windows Operating System files (this is unconnected with this hoax) so we recommend that you delete this file only if you receive it as an attachment via e-mail.

Here is the text of the virus hoax in both Spanish and  English below :

Spanish version:

Encontré el osito en mi máquina por lo que cumplo con remitir el mensaje para que lo busquen en su máquina. el procedimiento es sencillo: 

El motivo de este e-mail es advertir a todos los usuarios de hotmail sobre un nuevo virus que circula por medio del MSN Messenger. El virus se llama jdbgmgr.exe y se transmite automáticamente por medio del Messenger y tambien por la libreta de direcciones. . El virus no es detectado por McAfee o Norton y permanence en letargo durante 14 días antes de dañar el sistema entero. Puede ser borrado antes de que elimine los archivos de tu computadora. 

Para eliminarlo, solo hay que hacer los pasos siguientes: 
1. Ir a Inicio, pulsar "buscar" 
2.- En búsqueda "archivos o carpetas" escribir el nombre jdbgmgr.exe 
3.- Asegurarse de que este buscando en disco "C" 
4.- Pulsar en "buscar ahora" 
5.- Si aparece el virus (el icono es un osito que tendrá el nombre de jdbgmgr.exe NO ABRIR POR NINGUN MOTIVO 
6.- Pulsar en el botón derecho del ratón y eliminarlo (ira a la papelera de reciclaje). 
7.- Ir a la papelera de reciclaje y borrarlo definitivamente o bien vaciar la papelera entera. 
SI ENCUENTRAN EN VIRUS EN SUS EQUIPOS MANDAR ESTE MENSAJE A LAS PERSONAS QUE TENGAN EN SU LIBRETA DE DIRECCIONES ANTES DE QUE CAUSE ALGUN DAÑO 

English Version:

I found the little bear in my machine because of that I am sending this message in order for you to find it in your machine. The procedure is very simple: 

The objective of this e-mail is to warn all Hotmail users about a new virus that is spreading by MSN Messenger. The name of this virus is jdbgmgr.exe and it is sent automatically by the Messenger and by the address book too. The virus is not detected by McAfee or Norton and it stays quiet for 14 days before damaging the system. 

The virus can be cleaned before it deletes the files from your system. In order to eliminate it, it is just necessary to do the following steps: 
1. Go to Start, click "Search"
2.- In the "Files or Folders option" write the name jdbgmgr.exe 
3.- Be sure that you are searching in the drive "C" 
4.- Click "find now" 
5.- If the virus is there (it has a little bear-like icon with the name of jdbgmgr.exe DO NOT OPEN IT FOR ANY REASON
6.- Right click and delete it (it will go to the Recycle bin) 
7.- Go to the recycle bin and delete it or empty the recycle bin. 

IF YOU FIND THE VIRUS IN ALL OF YOUR SYSTEMS SEND THIS MESSAGE TO ALL OF YOUR CONTACTS LOCATED IN YOUR ADDRESS BOOK BEFORE IT CAN CAUSE ANY DAMAGE.

Another English Version:

I have been informed that the following file is a virus that may be in you C drive.

Please go into your find file and if this exists (it has an icon of a bunny) please do not open. Use your right click button and just delete, then go into your recycle folder and delete it from there, do not open.

If this exists, please let everyone know in your address book.

jdbgmgr.exe

You may actually receive a hoax via email with a/the named file attached. This file attachment should be treated with great caution as it may be an attempt to use this hoax to pass a real virus infected file onto unsuspecting parties.

Please ignore any messages regarding this hoax and please do not pass on any messages regarding it. Passing on these messages only serves to further propagate it.



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