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Re: [IP] virus email?



ok I was just wondering.  I purposely don't use MS Outlook, that's how the
viruses
spread, and I have virus protection software. I was just wondering.

Sue


Sam wrote:

> At 11:35 AM 9/14/2001 Sue Kinzelman wrote:
> >I've received 2 viruses in email messages since I joined this email list. I
> >don't know
> >if it's this list that is targeted but has anyone else received them?
> >Sue
>
> The list is not specifically targeted. However, some members, unfortunately
> have contracted one or more viruses. When this happens their mailer can
> automatically send out copies of the virus to other people. The correct
> response is to be sure that you have a virus scanner currently active on
> your system and that it is updated regularly... these updates are often
> made weekly. Most importantly, don't open up attachments without scanning
> them first and checking with the sender that they intentionally intended to
> send them. To be safe, never open up attachments that end in: exe, com,
> bat, cmd, pif, do*, xl*, reg, lnk, shs, vbs, scr (* stands for any
> character following the text listed).
>
> Sam
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