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Heads up on a very new----very mean virus. Though I don't normally do this,
and do request that you NOT reply to the list, but to me, List Mom,
personally, I feel this is something that everyone needs to be aware of. For
those who do NOT have an anti-virus program, or who have more questions,
please contact me OFF list. :o)
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Linda Schwartz who admins the Trondelag list gave permission to forward a
very clear explanation of elements of these virus messages.
Discovered on: August 19, 2003
Last Updated on: August 19, 2003 05:07:51 PM
W32.Sobig.F@mm is a mass-mailing, network-aware worm
that sends itself to
all the email addresses it finds in the files with
the following extensions:
The worm uses its own SMTP engine to propagate and
will attempt to create a
copy of itself on accessible network shares.
Email Routine Details
The email message has the following characteristics:
From: Spoofed address (which means that the sender in
the "From" field is
most likely not the real sender).
The worm may use the address admin(a)internet.com as
* Re: Details
* Re: Approved
* Re: Re: My details
* Re: Thank you!
* Re: That movie
* Re: Wicked screensaver
* Re: Your application
* Thank you!
* Your details
* See the attached file for details
* Please see the attached file for details.
While I do not have an infected computer, I have seen my email addresses
forged (when **I** get a mail bounce for something I did not send). I
suspect that someone I have communicated with in the past may have had
his/her computer attacked with a virus. Or my addresses have been harvested
from message boards, web pages, etc.
This is a Message Board Post that is gatewayed to this mailing list.
Message Board URL:
Message Board Post:
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