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[AMPS] about one of the latest v's

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Subject: [AMPS] about one of the latest v's
From: (carl seyersdahl)
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2001 11:42:32 -0400
Jim: you mentioned that norton didn't catch some  v's on your office system
so you dropped it for someother system. Would you care to tell me what
system you went to?? I had norton installed on my home computer some time
back after I had contracted a big V and it got to a few others before I
heard about it. the shop where I took my computer recomended it highly.I
read all these msgs. on this problem and wonder who is using what and how
good is it.I'm a genuine novice at this computer stuff, but I'm learning
little by little. I just can't afford to take my machine to the shop every
time it get's sick. hi ! hi ! Thanks for any info you can supply me with.
    carl / kz5ca  P. S. e-mail me direct if you'd like.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Smith" <>
To: <>
Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2001 11:20 AM
Subject: Re: [AMPS] about one of the latest v's

> > The only posture you should take is to
> > delete all Emails with attachments unless
> > previously set up for sending by a known
> > person as expected.  One would hope
> > that person knows exactly what they are
> > sending you.
>     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
> 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.
> Jim Smith
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