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Re: WARNING! (Re: Check this)

From: Martin Mueller <martinmueller@nwu.edu>
Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2000 14:53:36 -0600
Message-Id: <4.2.0.58.20000124145234.00ce8e30@merle.acns.nwu.edu>
To: George Spafford <george_spafford@lionbridge.com>, <www-international@w3.org>

The 1-19-2000 .dat files from Virus Scan identified it as a virus and 
allowed me to delete the file. Previously, I got an access denied version 
when trying to delete the file.


At 03:35 PM 1/24/00 -0500, George Spafford wrote:
>My Norton's Antivirus rejected it on receipt and quarantined it.  There 
>definitely is something odd about the file.  The message's subject line is 
>very curt as well - almost like one of the macro virus' msg 
>bodies.  However, I'm not curious enough to debug it right now.
>
>--G--
>
>At 02:36 PM 1/24/00 -0500, you wrote:
>>Hello,
>>
>>I have received a mail with the subject "Check this" and containing
>>"LINKS.VBS" which seems to be a Trojan or something similar. Don't start it
>>if you receive it too.
>>
>>On Mon, Jan 24, 2000 at 12:27:48PM -0700, Jim Hargrave wrote:
>> > Have fun with these links.
>> > Bye.
>>
>>Here is the beginning of the message:
>
>
>George Spafford
>Director of Development
>Lionbridge Technologies
>950 Winter Street, Suite 2410
>Waltham, MA  02451-1291
>
>Telephone:  781-434-6111 (direct)
>Operator:    781-895-9889 x6111
>Facsimile:   781-890-3122
>eFAX:         847-574-0658
>


Martin Mueller
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.  USA
martinmueller@nwu.edu
Received on Monday, 24 January 2000 15:53:46 GMT

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