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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by cheese, Apr 27, 2004.

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  1. cheese

    cheese Thread Starter

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    From : Karl Lolley <[email protected]>
    Sent : Tuesday, April 27, 2004 4:00 AM
    To : <[email protected]>
    Subject : Virus Found in message "Order"

    Attachment : winmail.dat (2 KB)

    Symantec AntiVirus found a virus in an attachment you ([email protected]
    <[email protected]>) sent to Karl Lolley.

    To ensure the recipient(s) are able to use the files you sent, perform a
    virus scan on your computer, clean any infected files, then resend this
    attachment.


    Attachment: details05_klolley.doc
    .scr
    Virus name: [email protected]
    Action taken: Clean failed : Quarantine succeeded :
    File status: Infected


    == My family does owe a honda, but i never sent them an email. And my dad dosent know about that email. AVG dosent pick up anything, and nothing suspicious in taskmanager. Im pretty sure its fake and hotmail supposedly scans for viruses so what could that file be i was sent back?
     
  2. khazars

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    if you didn't open the attachement, just delete the e-mail, you should be ok.

    khaz.
     
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