[TechAssist] Re: Is this a legitimate V*rus warning?

  • From: Doug Keller <dek@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: techassist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 01 May 2004 07:10:45 -0400

Only 25? You should see the amount me and Jay are getting hammered with 
through all of our different mail accounts. I wish I only got 25 a day.

Doug Keller
Wis-Kel Electronics
101 Freeland Ave.
Terra Alta, WV
USA        26764
"Learn from the mistakes of others, because you
won't live long enough to make them all yourself"

Gary McCartney wrote:

>Bil, I keep getting the Netsky vir*s every day about 25 times a day and
>quite often the title is something regarding a vir*s alert. They are
>tricky, in that instead of naming Norton Antivirus, they call it
>something similar such as Morman Antivirus. They try to make the message
>appear as though it came right from Symantec with an attachment
>containing the latest virus definitions (which is really the vir*s, of
>Gary McCartney
>McCartney Electronics
>Guelph Ontario Canada 
>Est. 1984
>email: gary (at) number63.ca
>Bil Green wrote:
>>Has anyone received a message like this one? Since viruses often
>>grab your address from someone else's address book, why would an
>>autoresponder bother to send you this type of warning? Of course
>>I scan by system regularly and my antiv*rus is updated more than
>>once per day lately (and has been cleaning every single infected
>>I did a search for this warning and e-mail address before posting
>>this. No mention of it being bogus. BTW, I have been trying to
>>send this e-mail out and it won't go. Deleted a long string of
>>letters at the bottom of the message. Maybe this time it will work.
>>From: SpamAssassin <postmaster@xxxxxxx>
>>Subject: VIRUS (W32/Bagle.aa@MM) IN MAIL FROM YOU
>>Our content checker found
>>    virus: W32/Bagle.aa@MM
>>in your email to the following recipients:
>>-> Nesdanet@xxxxxxx
>>-> archive@xxxxxxx
>>Please check your system for viruses,
>>or ask your system administrator to do so.
>>Delivery of the email was stopped!
>>For your reference, here are headers from your email:
>>------------------------- BEGIN HEADERS -----------------------------
>>Received: from fw5in.ued.net (fw5in.ued.net [])
>>        by mail2.ued.net (Postfix) with ESMTP id D1BF415C64
>>        for <Nesdanet@xxxxxxx>; Fri, 30 Apr 2004 06:42:40 -0500 (CDT)
>>Received: from pavilion.net (va-spotsy-cuda1-c2a-232.frbgva.adelphia.net 
>>        by fw5in.ued.net (Postfix) with SMTP id 87D23CF1F
>>        for <Nesdanet@xxxxxxx>; Fri, 30 Apr 2004 06:35:25 -0500 (CDT)
>>Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 07:37:54 -0500
>>To: "Nesdanet" <Nesdanet@ued.>
>>From: "Tv.vcrrepair" <tv.vcrrepair@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Subject: Protected message
>>Message-ID: <ziehhuqkzhbjlbdpwgj@xxxxxxx>
>>MIME-Version: 1.0
>>Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
>>        boundary="--------(long string of letters removed by me [Bil])"
>>-------------------------- END HEADERS ------------------------------
>>Best regards,
>> Bil Green
>> PC 1000
>> Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
>> 760-924-1000                          mailto:tv.vcrrepair@xxxxxxxxxxx
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