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Old 08-24-2002, 02:23 PM   #1
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Did anyone else receive an email with an attachment from today? I did, and the attachment is a virus. It looks like confirmation for an order through Apart from anything else, Amazon doesn't use attachments to send confirmations. I looked at the name of the attachment without opening it and its file extension was .mp3.pif. That double extension was a dead give away.

Anyway if anyone else gets this, don't open it.

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Old 08-24-2002, 03:20 PM   #2
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Uha, the idea of such a virus through Interference mails creeps me out.

Thank you for telling it everyone.

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Old 08-24-2002, 03:26 PM   #3
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BonosAcrobat, you should PM Elvis about this right away.
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Old 08-24-2002, 03:43 PM   #4
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Its that stupid W32.Yaha.F@mm email thing that attaches itself to your shit.

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Old 08-24-2002, 08:54 PM   #5
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Side note...

The virus that sent the email also chooses a random address to use as the FROM address, from any email your have ever sent or received that are stored in your email.

So while it appears to be from interference... its actually not.

*sigh* i hate these things.
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