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Re: .exe attachments

  • Subject: Re: .exe attachments
  • From: "Hugo Philips" Hugo.Philips@skynet.be
  • Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 18:46:59 +0200

I also received an e-mail about "Moving Hostas" that contained an
It catched my eye because Norton AntiVirus didn't react, but it still wanted
save itself and execute. Looking inside the e-mail it was described as
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.



PS. Just received confirmation from Symantec that the e-mail was infected
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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