Re: Worrisome email

Subject: Re: Worrisome email
From: "Gary Robinson" <GXR -at- ddpmi -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2003 15:13:22 -0400

I just had one also but from another address. It's with our system security people now.


Gary G. Robinson
Technical Communications Consultant
Pillar Technology Group, LLC

>>> "Sharon Burton-Hardin" <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com> 04/15/03 03:01PM >>>

I just got an email from what, at first glance, looks to be from the
Microsoft Internet Security Section. It has an attachment they are urging me
to install as a cumulative patch for the month of April.

Looking at the header, this is from Rugosa -at- pandora -dot- be, which would NOT be
from Microsoft at all. Obviously, this is a virus of some sort. And, the
fact that I know that Microsoft does not send these things out this way is
also a clue.

The scary thing is the attachment got thru intact. The latest updates in my
Norton did not strip this out. And I am updated with the latest virus
definitions. I have seen previous ones get cleaned out but not this one.

An FYI to all.


Sharon Burton-Hardin
CEO, Anthrobytes Consulting

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