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Angela Harlem 05-02-2002 05:57 AM

There aren't any words......

.....mad....so mad.......

I will find out who you are.

You are going to reap what you sow.

Big Trouble.


To Be Continued...

christiana 05-02-2002 06:20 AM

That sucks... Any big harm to your computer, Angie??

[This message has been edited by christiana (edited 05-02-2002).]

Angela Harlem 05-02-2002 06:57 AM

Aww thnx risti babe. No harm done.



Stage 1 complete of retaliation process.

To Be Continued...

cass 05-02-2002 04:02 PM

what did it look like Angela? I got a couple of strange ones in the past 24, about "cellpadding" exe. attachments. ewwwDELETE!

Sicy 05-02-2002 04:33 PM

Do -not- open files with
BAT .PIF .EXE .COM .SCR .VBS .REG in the name.

Email bombs are going around.
And not necessarily the persons fault that sent it. It can attach in their address book and automatically send it to everyone on their list.

zonelistener 05-02-2002 04:35 PM

My comp is dead - but I don't think it is because of an "e-mail bomb"

*is typing at a coffee shop

Sicy 05-02-2002 05:15 PM

zoney what happened??

LarryMullen's POPAngel 05-02-2002 05:37 PM

That sucks, guys.

I'm not opening jack shit till this is over. http://forum.interference.com/u2feedback/mad.gif

Don't these asses have lives? http://forum.interference.com/u2feedback/rolleyes.gif

Blood and blisters, on my fingers
Chaos rules when we're apart
Watch my temper, I go mental
I'll try to be gentle...

oliveu2cm 05-02-2002 06:48 PM

feck em all!

J-Tree 05-02-2002 10:25 PM

So that's what those were. I've been recieving them all week. There's nothing in the body of the email but an attachment. If you have Outlook Express, it automatically asks if you want it opened. DO NOT OPEN IT!
That I remember, I've gotten these bombs from:
Both of whom were msn or hotmail members.

Just thought I'd share this with you and give you guys a heads up. I've just been deleting them.

SlipStream Soul

cell 05-02-2002 11:35 PM

i've been getting blank emails with no attachments from people with hotmail accts. and like an idiot, i open it thinking its an actual letter. is this bad? should i do something?

you've got to cry without weeping, talk without speaking, scream without raising your voice..

ABEL 05-02-2002 11:42 PM

Yeah I've been getting those too, nellie.

I got one the other day, with the subject of "RiTaYoUaReMyLoVe" spelled just like that, I open it, there's nothing in the email, no text, no attachment, yet I see for a second on the status on the bottom it says something like "downloading picture". I think it may have been a virus, but so far everything is ok. Anyone else gotten an email like this?

Of course, I had a suspicion it may have been a virus but I open it anyway. It's kinda like driving along the highway and you get to an accident...you don't really want to look but you do anyway...

I did a virus scan, but I have been really bad about updating my virus definitions, but I'm going to buy an update of Norton this weekend.

Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
-Albert Einstein

[This message has been edited by ABEL (edited 05-02-2002).]

Zooropa 05-03-2002 12:13 AM

You can't get a virus unless you open the file. Opening the e-mail should have no effect, just DON'T OPEN ANY ATTACHMENTS!!!!!!! Also, there is no reason not to have an anti-virus program, they aren't that expensive and will save you a lot of grief. Just my 2 cents...

Don't let the bastards grind you down.

Zooropa FTP

Angela Harlem 05-03-2002 02:13 AM

I don't think these had a virus, I didn't get a warning from the scanner.

I just deleted all 682 of the bloody things.

And yes, a hotmail user. Never a good idea to be opening stuff from anyone you don't know.

Thanks guys.

CatDubh 05-03-2002 04:15 AM

Me's getting them as well, but Zap Zone, my freemail provider filters and deletes them right away as I open them, thank God! I wonder where they're coming from!

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