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Re: .exe attachments


Hi Hugo
I have seen at least three messages that have executed something once I
clicked on the message (not the attachment). My virus program has missed
them all. Sounds like I have a problem!
Tim
----- Original Message -----
From: "Hugo Philips" <Hugo.Philips@skynet.be>
To: <hosta-open@hort.net>; <hostahill@Bellsouth.net>
Sent: 30 September 2002 17:46
Subject: Re: .exe attachments


> I also received an e-mail about "Moving Hostas" that contained an
> executable.
> It catched my eye because Norton AntiVirus didn't react, but it still
wanted
> to
> save itself and execute. Looking inside the e-mail it was described as
> audio!
> Supposing this something "recent" I looked around and found this: Bugbear,
>  a mass-mailing worm. See link below. The length matches my file.
> Seems to do a lot of stuff on your computer. Be careful.
>
> Hugo
>
>
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.bugbear@mm.html
>
> PS. Just received confirmation from Symantec that the e-mail was infected
> with
> Bugbear! Let's see if they already have an update for this one.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "W. George Schmid" <hostahill@Bellsouth.net>
> To: <hosta-open@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 5:33 PM
> Subject: Re: .exe attachments
>
>
> > Pls e-mail me. I think my IE might be affected. I want to check if I can
> > still receive. WGS
> > W. George Schmid
> > Hosta Hill - Tucker Georgia USA
> > Zone 7a - 1188 feet AMSL
> > 84-12'-30" West_33-51' North
>
>
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