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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000109.txt from 2001/05

From: "Mark Charette" <charette@-----.org>
Subj: Re: [kl] Warning - A Klarinet member is accidentally sending a virus.
Date: Thu, 3 May 2001 08:50:48 -0400

Nortons took care of it just fine.

"When the unknown is thought to be unknowable, gaps in knowledge are too
readily filled by fancy, so long as the fancy is consistent with faith." --
Sherwin B. Newland, M.D., "The Mysteries Within".
----- Original Message -----
From: "stewart kiritz" <kiritz@-----.net>
Subject: Re: [kl] Warning - A Klarinet member is accidentally sending a
virus.

> Mark,
>
> I just got a Norton virus warning while reading an email from mharris.
The
> email was disguised to look like a message from mharris. Since I had
> updated Norton a few days ago, I assume that Norton detected it
immediately.
> I deleted the email at once and then rebooted the computer using Goback, a
> program that restores the entire drive to a previous state, in this case
one
> hour ago. The email is gone, even from my deleted emails folder.
>
> Do you think I succeeded in getting rid of the problem, or do you think I
> still have to go through all the steps in the link you sent?
>
> Stewart Kiritz
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Charette" <charette@-----.org>
> To: "klarinet" <klarinet@-----.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2001 9:24 PM
> Subject: [kl] Warning - A Klarinet member is accidentally sending a virus.
>
>
> > It seems as if a member has a virus on her machine -
mharris@-----.com -
> > that will be sent to people posting on Klarinet in the last day or so.
> >
> > DO NOT OPEN THE MAIL from Miriam Williams unless you have an active
> > anti-virus program! It contains a virus called W32.Badtrans.13312@-----.
> >
> > From the SARC:
> >
> > "Due to an increase in the number of submissions, W32.Badtrans.13312=mm
> has
> > been upgraded to a Category 4 threat. It is a MAPI worm that replies to
> all
> > unread mails in your email message folders, and drops a backdoor Trojan.
"
> >
> > See
> > http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.badtrans.13312@-----.html if
> you
> > do accidentally open it.
> >
> > This kind of thing can happen to anyone if they drop their guard just
for
> a
> > moment ...
> >
> > Mark C.
> >
> >
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