on 7/28/01 10:20 AM, Jim Smith at email@example.com wrote:
> Even that doesn't work. I was waiting for someone to send me a file at
> work. I received the e-mail with an attachment as expected, however I
> recognized the name of the attachment as a well known w-o-r-m. I used Norton
> to verify that the file was infected. It had booted out the intended
> attachment, and put itself in its place.
> I don't know why Norton didn't catch it on it's own, but we dropped
> Norton like a hot potato in our office after that.
The key is to look at the filename extension. It it's an EXE or a PIF or an
SCR when you are expecting DOC, XLS, PDF, etc. then you know you have a
NA9D (ex: KE9NA)
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