Re: A warning from Bob Christy

From: Raphael Amaury JACQUOT (sxpert@esitcom.org)
Date: Wed Nov 28 2001 - 01:58:00 EST

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    That's what you get from running windows ;)
    Condolences 
    
    Amaury
    
    On Wed, 2001-11-28 at 07:35, Sven Grahn wrote:
    > Dear Friends,
    > 
    > I am forwarding the following message from Bob Christy:
    > 
    > -----------------------
    > 
    > I have a virus on my home PC - I believe that I picked it up from an 
    > incoming e-mail yesterday. I detected it through irregular behaviour of my 
    > e-mail client.
    > My virus checking software did not spot it coming in and the virus 
    > definitions I was using were only ten days old. I updated the definitions 
    > this morning and the checker than indentified the virus as:
    > w32.Badtrans.B@mm.
    > Details at:
    > http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.badtrans.b@mm.html
    > I recommend that you check your own PCs as I mailed something to you all 
    > last night. The virus itself sends out random e-mails
    > Sven - could you do me a favour and alert FPSPACE and Hearsat-L users that 
    > they might need to perform some checks.
    > 
    > I'll be back when I've cleaned up.
    > 
    > -----------------------
    > Sven Grahn
    > 
    > 
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