Aftermath of virus

Lisbeth S. Fried lizfried at umich.edu
Sun Dec 2 12:14:43 EST 2001



I use Outlook and Internet Explorer.
I also have Norton Virus Dectectors which I update weekly.
The Norton caught every instance (Baruch YHWH) and none
got through.
Liz

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Giuseppe Regalzi [mailto:regalzi at infinito.it]
> Sent: Sun, December 02, 2001 11:50 AM
> To: Biblical Hebrew
> Subject: Re: Aftermath of virus
>
>
> Kirk Lowery wrote:
>
> > Yes, the rule is: never, never, never open an attachment which
> > you did not expect, or which comes from an infrequent or unknown
> > correspondent.
>
> It's important to know that the virus in question (BadTransB) can
> execute upon viewing the email message: it is not necessary to open
> the attachment. Those with Internet Explorer 5.01 or 5.5 had better
> download the patch provided by MS:
>
> http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/downloads/critical/q290108/default.asp
>
> or transmigrate to a less patchy software, to eliminate this
> vulnerability.
>
> Giuseppe
>
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