computer virus warning

colist-admin at comm-org.utoledo.edu colist-admin at comm-org.utoledo.edu
Thu Sep 27 11:17:03 CDT 2001


[ed:  thanks to Sharon for the info on this new virus rubbing 
salt into the wounds of September 11.  Note the web links 
below may wrap to two lines.]

From: "Sharon Martin" <hearth at buncombe.main.nc.us>

> Check out
> http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.vote.a@mm.html
> for more info on this virus. 

~Suzanne 
>
>
> >Sent:  Monday, September 24, 2001 5:53 PM
> >Subject:       [WW] A new virus (masquerades as a vote for 
peace)
> >
> >
> >> A new virus is spreading by email that masquerades as a
> >> chance to vote for peace. Please do not fall for this virus
> >> and attempt to vote for peace.
> >>
> >> Here's a description of the virus:
> >>
> >> "Vote" arrives in an in-box with the subject line "Peace
> >> between America and Islam." The body text of the e-mail
> >> reads "Hi. Is it a war against America or Islam? Let's vote
> >> to live in peace." Included in the e-mail is an attached
> >> document called WTC.exe. When the attachment is
> >> double-clicked, the computer is infected.
> >>
> >> Here's a link to a report on the virus:
> >>
> >>
>
http://www.infoworld.com/articles/hn/xml/01/09/24/010924hnvot
e.xml?0924alert
> >>





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