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On Wed, 3 Mar 2004, Robert G. Scofield wrote:

> On Wednesday 03 March 2004 09:43, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> >
> > ps- is there a new virus?  all of a sudden, starting from last night
> > i've gotten a huge ton of emails that say things like:
> >
> >    Arggghh, I hate plaintext!
> >
> >    Here is your excel file.
> >
> >    I don't bite, weah!
> >
> >    Your file is attached.
> >
> > i normally don't see viruses because i filter based on executable
> > strings in every win32 executable.  but these viruses seem to be
> > carrying .zip and .pif payloads which are getting past my filter.
> 
> I just got a message from "lugod@livepenguin.com" with an apparent zip file 
> attached.  Here's what it says:
> 
> "Looking  forward for  a response :P
>  
> password: 17468
> AttachedFile.zip"
> 
> Does anyone know what this is all about?

You are supposed to open the zipfile using the password and run the
contents. ;)


Seriously... these emails are cropping up so much in the last day that
this has to be a worm.  I haven't seen any analyses of this one, though.

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Jeff Newmiller                        The     .....       .....  Go Live...
DCN:<jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>        Basics: ##.#.       ##.#.  Live Go...
                                      Live:   OO#.. Dead: OO#..  Playing
Research Engineer (Solar/Batteries            O.O#.       #.O#.  with
/Software/Embedded Controllers)               .OO#.       .OO#.  rocks...2k
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