[LMB] Virus alert?

Michael R N Dolbear m.dolbear at lineone.net
Tue, 3 Dec 2002 00:46:50 -0000


> From: Jim Parish <jparish at siue.edu>
> Date: 02 December 2002 22:04
> 
> It looks like there's a new virus out. In the past hour, I've received 
> two suspicious e-mails, one ostensibly from my niece and one from 
> someone I've never heard of. The content is oddly phrased, and offers 
> something in the form of an attachment - in one case, "a very pow 
> tool", in the other, a new game ("You are the very first player"). The 
> attachment is a *.scr file.
> 
> I haven't found anything on the 'Net about it, but it sure as h*ll 
> looks suspicious.

This is probably Bugbear if the attachment is 50K, Klez if the whole thing
this is 130K.

The subject sounds like the original Klez.

Suggest you use spamcop.net to find  which ISP it came from and inform them
to find their infected client.

-- 
Little Egret