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Re: Repeated Virus Sent To List !!

From: Jany Quintard <jany.quintard@free.fr>
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 11:15:41 +0200
To: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>
Cc: Matthew Stanfield <matthew@propertyknowledge.com>, html-tidy@w3.org
Message-ID: <20021014091540.GB24457@figue>

* Dave Raggett [Mon, 14/10/2002 at 10:00 +0100]
> 
> On Sun, 13 Oct 2002, Matthew Stanfield wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am repeatedly being sent the Yama virus (W32.Yaha.F@mm) via the
> > .../...
> Please accept my apologies on behalf of W3C for this problem. I have
> asked W3C's system admin team to look into preventing this
> reoccurring as a matter of urgency. The messages which appear to
> come from me are faking the from header. I use Linux and my machine
> is consequently immune from this virus.
> 
> The W32.Yaha.F@mm virus is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to
> all email addresses that exist in Microsoft Windows Address Book,
> the MSN Messenger List, the Yahoo Pager list and files that have
> extensions containing the letters "ht". The virus only infects
> Microsoft Windows platforms and can't infect Macintosh, Unix or
> Linux platforms...
Some mailers resist better than others. See Pine/PC-Pine or mutt.
-- 
Apl. Jany
Received on Monday, 14 October 2002 05:15:51 UTC

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