What does this virus do? I downladed the attachment and saved in MS Word
98, on a Mac and MS Word and Explorer (no email) are the only two MS
products I use. Do I need to run Virex? I don't have it...
>Greetings. I am the sender of the suspect viral attachment, which . I
>have been consulting with the University of Michigan's "Virus-Busters"
>about this situation. They have advised me that the hybris worm virus can
>only infect PCs. The suspect document was generated by me on my previous
>Mac, copied to and sent from new Mac. [It was NOT forwarded to me by email
>from another party, nor have I been sharing files, etc.-- apparently that's
>the only way a Mac can become a PC virus carrier.] Updated Virex gave my
>machine a clean bill of health. It's always best to remain alert; but
>Virus-Busters say it's virtually impossible for my attachment to have
>carried that virus. Still, it was very considerate of our colleague to
>post his concern. Sorry for any inconvenience.
>--On Thursday, February 8, 2001 8:11 PM -0500
>> Heads up everyone! -- modr8r
>>> From a list member:
>> This morning when I retrieved my mail, one of the messages off the list
>> contained the hybris b virus as an attachment.
>> The subject line was as follows:
>> [sixties-l] re: sex rev afterthoughts/Ted
>> Sender was:
>> From: Charlotte Pagni firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Certainly, the sender is unaware that their machine is infected.
>> I have taken the liberty of privately advising the sender of this
>> Perhaps you might advise the list?
>> Apologies for the intrusion.
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