Virus Attack

By Paul Bouthiller on August 20, 2003, 6:38 AM
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. [URL=http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A16499-2003Aug19?language=printer]Click here for more information on this worm.[/URL]




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tkteo said:
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!
poertner_1274 said:
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.
---agissi--- said:
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
wicka_wicka said:
Wow...I didn't get any emails.
---agissi--- said:
Well your not very "important" are ya :D
TS | Julio said:
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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