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[IP] Fw: Some Extra Worm Protection

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lisa Mattox" <email @ redacted>
To: "Pete" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2002 5:41 PM
Subject: Some Extra Worm Protection

> Hi,  This was passed on to me and seems like a good idea in addition to
> antivirus software:
> > In your address books, put a false address at the top of the book by
> > the following:  In the Name field (AOL users, place this in "Last Name"
> > field), "!000".  In the eMail address field, place "WormAlert."  In this
> way,
> > when the worm tries to extract an address, then send it to someone with
> your name on it, it will fail.
> >
> > Change all of your saved passwords, but do not save them to the PC; do
> > let the PC "help you remember" the password.  This way, when hackers try
> to
> > extract the password from a "known" location on your hardware, they will
> get the old one.
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