|26th January 2002, 03:48 PM||#1 (permalink)|
Lurking in the Shadows
Join Date: Sep 2001
Hey, those of you here in my address book already will know about this and hopefull other people have passed it on as well, but there's a virus. It comes in an attatchement in an email from someone called hahaha who's mail address is 'email@example.com' I dont know what the virus does because i scanned the attatchment first and found there was a virus so didnt download it. The subject of the email is 'Snowhite and the seven dwarfs - what really happened'.
|26th January 2002, 10:24 PM||#6 (permalink)|
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Bath but usually from Leicester
I've got Norton 2002 but Sin already told me to watch out for it.
|27th January 2002, 05:35 PM||#7 (permalink)|
Join Date: Nov 2001
I have gotten that darn thing myself few times, but we have Norton Antivirus and that warned me before i even got to open it, so yay But ty anyhowz for the warning Sinistra, cuz many ppl might not have good virus programs and so letting ppl know is a thankful job
|27th January 2002, 08:58 PM||#11 (permalink)|
Odi et amo et- CRUCIO!
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Manchester. UK. Or near as dammit.
if you have MSN/hotmail it automatically scans any atatchment. Alternatively, you can scan files using whatever software you have.... I think you can right click but I'm not that sure. Best asking a tech
|27th January 2002, 10:05 PM||#12 (permalink)|
Wherever I Am, I'm There
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Greater London
Blog Entries: 1
No one has sent me this. Does that mean I don't get enough emails? :disgust: Annette has told me about it though. I think that there is more damage caused by the fear about these things than the virus themselves, see my post about the sulfnix.exe hoax. As Neo says, a good virus checker will find them, don't open attatchments from people you don't trust, and be weary of anything circulated to more than half a dozen people. And don't worry about them.
|28th January 2002, 02:21 AM||#14 (permalink)|
System Lord of ASciFi.com
Join Date: Jul 2000
|30th January 2002, 01:14 PM||#15 (permalink)|
This is Star - my honey!!
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: West Midlands
Thanks for letting me know about the virus. We've got the Norton AntiVirus set up on our PC which has warned me a couple of times about dodgy emails but I do try and be careful as much as I can.
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