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Re: Virus

From: Frank Heckenbach
Subject: Re: Virus
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2000 01:12:13 +0100

Thomas Dickey wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 06:17:53PM +0100, G Hasse wrote:
> > On Thu, 30 Nov 2000, Richard Elliott wrote:
> > 
> > > I don't know if you are aware of this, but some individual posing as
> > > Bob Little tried to send me a supposed update.  Well, in his email was
> > > an attachment called Navidad.exe, which is a Virus according to
> > > Mcaffee.  
> presumably if there is a real "Bob Little", he'll be along to send a
> proper patch (there was none).

The subjects and texts the spammer used were apparently copied from
mails by Paul Lew (25 Oct 2000 19:37:43) and H. Nanosecond (28 Oct
2000 19:15:33). (Quite a clever idea to inject a virus -- anyway,
far more clever than assuming you were using a Virows OS...)


Frank Heckenbach, address@hidden
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