Re: [sixties-l] Possible Virus from Sixties-L message

From: monkerud (
Date: Sun Feb 11 2001 - 16:20:38 EST

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    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...

    best, Don

    >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
    > wrote:
    >> Heads up everyone! -- modr8r
    >>> From a list member:
    >> =====================
    >> Admin;
    >> 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
    >> Certainly, the sender is unaware that their machine is infected.
    >> I have taken the liberty of privately advising the sender of this
    >> condition.
    >> Perhaps you might advise the list?
    >> Apologies for the intrusion.

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