"db" <db@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Can trojans attack with adsl disconnected;
When a computer is already compromised by malware, that malware may wreak
it's havoc, regardless of you disconnecting the from the Internet. And btw,
by copying back the files from your pen, you may effectively have reinfected
> and can they be carried on the
> power supply: ie in through phone, to power supply which is common to
> through the transformer and computer, and so on to hard disc? db
Through an old fashioned 56k modem on an analog phone line, yes. Through the
power supply, well, at least it can in spy novels.
My point is: Infections usually happens because the user lets the malware
through, probably via a download or an infected email, and/or the firewall
and anti-malware doesn't catch it. Take it from there.
In this newsgroup, you will find lots of posts on how to get rid of malware.
Read them, and try their advice.