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I received 5 viruses today by email

  1. Jan 28, 2004 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    Just FYI. I have never seen so much activity - 5 viruses came in as attachments...two of which appeared as returned email. Watch out…
     
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  3. Jan 28, 2004 #2

    chroot

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    I got 44. Sit down, you suck!

    - Warren
     
  4. Jan 28, 2004 #3

    Ivan Seeking

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    WOW!!!

    You are the virus king!!! So just how do you attract so much attention?

    Where have you been Chroot? :wink: :wink: :wink:
     
  5. Jan 28, 2004 #4

    chroot

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    I'm on a lot of listservs.

    - Warren
     
  6. Jan 28, 2004 #5

    Ivan Seeking

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    I would say so! I usually only see about 5 or 10 a year. I did have a real hacker problem for a while; but only one...that I know of. Apparently my firewall kept him/her in check as well.
     
  7. Jan 28, 2004 #6

    Integral

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    I must have had 20 infected messages on my work email.

    Didn't see any on my home account.
    .... Hummm, perhaps should warn my wife!
     
  8. Jan 28, 2004 #7

    jimmy p

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    clean as a whistle....i think. Not so sure about the home pc though, thats pretty dodgy.
     
  9. Jan 28, 2004 #8

    russ_watters

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    When Melissa, the original mass-emailer, first went around a few years ago, a buddy of mine working for Unisys got several thousand before the company email server crashed.
     
  10. Jan 28, 2004 #9

    Njorl

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    Never got one. I get about 200 emails a month. The lists I'm on are all very security concious though. People here who spread virusses get sat down for "a little talk".

    Njorl
     
  11. Jan 28, 2004 #10

    Ivan Seeking

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    I'm gaining respectability; got about 10 more so far today. This thing would seem to be far more pervasive than most.
     
  12. Jan 28, 2004 #11

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    If you get a worm called MyDoom, install it. The orignal attacks www.sco.com.[/url] The second variant attacks [url]http://www.microsoft.com[/URL]

    I feel so lonely on my Linux machine. Why don't I ever get any viruses
     
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