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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

    dduardo

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

    I feel so lonely on my Linux machine. Why don't I ever get any viruses
     
  13. Jan 28, 2004 #12
    We wouldn't really want any worm attacking SCO, no matter how Evil and piece of crap they are. It would just make things worse especially for the Open Source community. Two wrongs don't make a right.

    But anyway, with their so-called impending lawsuits to IBM and Google, and their company value going down to 5 million (?)I find it a bit surprising that they would still put up bounty for the worm creators.
     
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