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Re: [Moderator Action] I have a virus that referances your Internet Web Site, can you help?

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2008 16:48:06 +0000
To: Leonard Cronk <lwcronk@tir.com>
Cc: site-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <1199378886.4711.33.camel@localhost>
On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 05:45 +0000, Leonard Cronk wrote:
> Sirs,
> 
> After opening my browser a dialog box will popup and ask me to enter a
> domain and password.  I cancel and a "Boot.exe" file is created in my C:\
> directory, it window attempt to run it, unsuccessfully. It happens
> continouisly until I delete all internet temp files, cookies and the
> "boot.exe" file.  No further popups until next machine start up, then it
> begins again.
> 
> I opened the file and found the following-

Hi Leonard,

Please see our FAQ entry on this topic:
  http://www.w3.org/Help/Webmaster.html#source

W3C is only listed as the creator of HTML, not of software that
uses HTML.

 _ Ian


> 
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN"
> "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
> <HTML><HEAD><TITLE>You are not authorized to view this page</TITLE>
> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" Content="text/html; charset=Windows-1252">
> <STYLE type="text/css">
>   BODY { font: 8pt/12pt verdana }
>   H1 { font: 13pt/15pt verdana }
>   H2 { font: 8pt/12pt verdana }
>   A:link { color: red }
>   A:visited { color: maroon }
> </STYLE>
> </HEAD><BODY><TABLE width=500 border=0 cellspacing=10><TR><TD>
> 
> <h1>You are not authorized to view this page</h1>
> You do not have permission to view this directory or page due to the access
> control list (ACL) that is configured for this resource on the Web server.
> <hr>
> <p>Please try the following:</p>
> <ul>
> <li>Contact the Web site administrator if you believe you should be able to
> view this directory or page.</li>
> <li>Click the <a href="javascript:location.reload()">Refresh</a> button to
> try again with different credentials.</li>
> </ul>
> <h2>HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to an ACL set on
> the requested resource.<br>Internet Information Services (IIS)</h2>
> <hr>
> <p>Technical Information (for support personnel)</p>
> <ul>
> <li>Go to <a href="http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=8180">Microsoft
> Product Support Services</a> and perform a title search for the words
> <b>HTTP</b> and <b>401</b>.</li>
> <li>Open <b>IIS Help</b>, which is accessible in IIS Manager (inetmgr),
>  and search for topics titled <b>About Security</b>, <b>Access Control</b>,
> and <b>About Custom Error Messages</b>.</li>
> </ul>
> 
> </TD></TR></TABLE></BODY></HTML>
> 
> I have only contacted you because of the site address of www.w3.org in the
> first line of code.
> 
> Do you a clue on how to find and correct this problem?
> 
> Thank you,
> Leonard Cronk
> 
-- 
Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
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