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Re: [IP] WARNING ***VIRUS*** PLEASE READ!!!!!



At 12:17 PM 10/01/00, Dan & Denise wrote:
 >If anybody gets a file from me called I_wanna_see_YOU. TXT.pif do NOT open
 >it...I was inadvertently sent an email worm and what it does is attach to
 >your address book and sends out the virus on its own . Be sure to do a virus
 >scan. To check manually, scan (do a find file/folder check) for this file. I
 >found it in the Windows Temp file...it is listed as a shortcut to MS-DOS.
 >Sorry for any inconvenience.

There is more information from Symantec's website (Norton AntiVirus). See 
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w95.mtx.html It apparently can 
also manifest itself under a lot of different names.

 >Here are a list of file names that this virus might use when it sends the
 >infected worm to other people. For those files with .pif extensions, the
 >.pif extension might not be visible in your mail program.
 >
 >I_wanna_see_you.txt.pif
 >Matrix_screen_saver.scr
 >Love_letter_for_you.txt.pif
 >New_playboy_screen_saver.scr
 >Bill_gates_piece.jpg.pif
 >Tiazinha.jpg.pif
 >Feiticeira_nua.jpg.pif
 >Geocities_free_sites.txt.pif
 >New_napster_site.txt.pif
 >Metallica_song.mp3.pif
 >Anti_cih.exe
 >Internet_security_forum.doc.pif
 >Alanis_screen_saver.scr
 >Reader_digest_letter.txt.pif
 >Win_$100_now.doc.pif
 >Is_linux_good_enough!.txt.pif
 >Qi_test.exe
 >Avp_updates.exe
 >Seicho_no_ie.exe
 >You_are_fat!.txt.pif
 >Free_xxx_sites.txt.pif
 >I_am_sorry.doc.pif
 >Me_nude.avi.pif
 >Sorry_about_yesterday.doc.pif
 >Protect_your_credit.html.pif
 >Jimi_hendrix.mp3.pif
 >Hanson.scr
 >F___ing_with_dogs.scr
 >Matrix_2_is_out.scr
 >Zipped_files.exe
 >Blink_182.mp3.pif

Sam

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