virus attempts - was Re: Approved (Ref: 38446-263)
d.hartman at student.utwente.nl
Wed May 21 02:06:06 GMT 2003
On woensdag, mei 21, 2003, at 02:37 Europe/Amsterdam, John E. Malmberg
> Esh, Andrew wrote:
>> OK, well, does somebody want to call Bill and ask him why his people
>> sending us viruses? :)
> I suspect that someone is trying to get the support at Microsoft
> address flooded with either fake bounces or people trying to complain
> to them by mistake.
Well if they do then they wrote a very effective virus to do so.
> At Wed May 21 02:55:40 2003 the virus scanner said:
> your_details.pif Infection: W32/Sobig.B at mm
> Shortcuts to MS-Dos programs are very dangerous in email
i received over 70 of these emails today.
i usually get about 150 mails (including spam) a day. today i'm up 50
on that average.
My email adres is pretty widespread over many addressbooks ;)
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