Virus Attack

By TS | Crazyace
Aug 20, 2003
  1. Boy, I sure felt important this morning. When I opened up my Techspot email box and recieved 32 emails throughout the night, I just figured everybody loved me. Not the case, folks. Just about every email I recieved contained an attached virus! I urge all Techspot aficionados to scan their systems, seems to be a huge influx of this in the last two days. Click here for more information on this worm.
  2. tkteo

    tkteo TS Rookie Posts: 52

    It was a huge pain. Both my current dept and previous uni's email system got infected. My email address was even one of those used as a spoof sender! Aargh!
  3. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    I heard about this on the way to work this morning. Some poeple got over 300 emails last night. This is a huge problem that everyone needs to update their virus software to keep clean.
  4. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    Man...why do the people that make the virus's make them? It only kills the internet!

    Luckly I delete all my junk mail :) And i'll know not to open a thing if all of a sudden I get 300 e-mails :D
  5. wicka_wicka

    wicka_wicka Banned Posts: 125

    Wow...I didn't get any emails.
  6. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    Well your not very "important" are ya :D
  7. Julio Franco

    Julio Franco TechSpot Editor Posts: 6,905   +542

    I'm getting 2-3 mails every 5 minutes, not good. I have switched from Mailwasher to Popfile now, so once I get it trained I will have my junk mail deleted on the fly.
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