I just received this - makes you wonder - doesn't it?
P.S. As you can see, I removed the file before I sent it out
From: "Clark Miller"<firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: larry l resume _ sales_internat
date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 19:48:03 -0400
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 5.50.4133.2400
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Hi! How are you?
I send you this file in order to have your advice
See you later. Thanks
At 03:11 PM 7/23/01 -0700, David and Peggy B wrote:
>I received an Email this a.m. on my yahoo account from a "Patricia" - it
>had an attachment that said something like "I sent you this file in order
>to have your advice,"
>I don't know what the return Email address was; but since I had no clue to
>the identity of the sender and it seemed odd to me I deleted it right
>away....without opening the attachment.
>Thanks for the heads up....... even though I had already dealt with one it
>is nice that you know for sure what it is and that it will help others.
>At 04:37 PM 7/23/01 -0500, Fisher & Elizabeth Jones wrote:
>> I received a telephone call this morning from a friend who had
>>received an infected message in his own e-mail this morning. He advised me
>>of the sender's name and warned that I should look for a message from him.
>> On a local news station they are touting the new virus 'SirCam',
>>and suggesting that this new virus is quite dangerous.
>> "SirCam has the antivirus companies thoroughly confused. Sometimes
>>SirCam deletes most of your files and directories, sometimes the virus
>>chooses to fill up your hard drive with text files, and sometimes SirCam
>>does no damage at all. "
>> "The body of the message begins, "Hi! How are you?" and then says
>>something like: "I send you this file in order to have your advice," or "I
>>hope you can help me with this file that I send," and ends with, "See you
>>later. Thanks." "
>> Well, wouldn't you know, in my e-mail was a message from the
>>person that my friend had warned me about. The message did indeed say what
>>the local news station had said it would. What bothers me, and why I am
>>sending this message, is that the attachment that I received was titled
>>Heritage Trust information address - or something like that.
>>The Sender was, reputedly, one Jeremiah P. Randolph,
>>using the address of email@example.com
>> I don't know if there is a lister with this name, or address, but
>>it might be wise to check your own mail. I didn't open the attachment, and
>>have completely deleted it from my system.
>> Sorry if you think I'm wasting bandwidth, but I thought you should
>>all know about it, especially with the MG connection and the Heritage Trust.
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