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Re: [IPk] viruses?



Thanks for that Di. 

When it comes to viruses I must confess to being
totally ignorant about how they work and what damage
they can do!

Jenny.

--- Diana Maynard <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Hi Jenny
> Yes, two messages somehow managed to slip through
> the net today. One of them
> appeared to be from Melissa but I don't think it
> originated from her -
> viruses these days often appear to be sent from
> someone when actually they
> originate from somewhere else entirely - they just
> take a random email
> address from someone's address book and set the
> sender to that name.
> Anyway, please be reassured that the messages did
> not contain any virus,
> because our software strips off any attachments
> before the messages reach
> the list, and viruses of this sort can only be
> transmitted via attachments.
> Di
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "jenny davey" <email @ redacted>
> To: <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 8:41 PM
> Subject: [IPk] viruses?
> 
> 
> > Hello all
> >
> > Did anybody else get a couple of weird messages
> this
> > afternoon from "PC World"  with IPk in the subject
> > title?
> >
> > One appeared to come from Melissa's email address.
> > Should I be worrying that these messages contained
> > viruses? Or maybe anthrax ;-)
> >
> > Jenny
> >
> >
> >
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