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    SitePoint Wizard silver trophy TheOriginalH's Avatar
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    New Virus

    Just received this warning - thought others should know.


    > > Subject: W32/Toal-A VIRUS
    > > Importance: High
    > >
    > > W32/Toal-A
    > >
    > > This virus arrives as an attachment called:
    > >
    > > BinLaden_Brasil.exe.
    > >
    > > The subject of the email will be related to the conflict in Afghanistan.
    > > This is chosen randomly from a large selection including but not limited
    > > to:
    > >
    > > "Bin Laden toillete paper !!"
    > > "Sadam hussein & BinLaden IN LOVE"
    > > "Is Osama Bin Laden BAD-LOVED ?"
    > > "USA against Geneva Convention ?"
    > > "Anthrax mail is true(not a joke)"
    > > "Biological weapons: Preventing !".
    > >
    > > As usual, DO NOT OPEN ANY E-MAILS FROM UNKNOWN SOURCES !
    > >
    > > Any queries please contact the IT Dept.
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    Again IE, Outlook and OE are the targets,
    get your patch here : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/tre...n/MS01-020.asp

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    ~The Artist Latterly Known as Crazy Hamster~
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    cheers guy - in theory though if you installed the patch for nimda you should be covered (I think )
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