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Re: this nagging virus problem
At 07:27 AM 4/26/2002, anti:clockwise wrote:
>3 viruses in 3 days from this list.
>anyone else having this problem?
so far as I can tell, no viruses have been sent *through* the list. Are
sure about that? Check the headers carefully. Perhaps it is somebody on
list who happens to have list members in their address book and the virus
is spamming those people directly? If you think one of them did go through
the list, I would appreciate it if you could send it to me with the FULL
header so I can track what happened.
FWIW, I've been receiving more idiot virus mails lately than usual,
although I've been getting them constantly for about a year. They come
all over the place. I long ago shut off all mailer features that run
scripts, spawn browsers, download stuff automatically, etc. Plus I use
Eudora, which seems to have better ability to avoid these problems than
outlook, which is the program most of the viruses target anyway. If you do
use outlook, make sure you have all the latest security patches. But your
best prevention is you. Don't open attachments if you don't know who sent
it or what it is.
Kim Flint | Looper's Delight
firstname.lastname@example.org | http://www.loopers-delight.com