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RE: VB (Virus Builder) Virus Posted

From: Jeff Eckermann <jeckermann(at)verio(dot)net>
To: "'Jim Jennis'" <jhjennis(at)shentel(dot)net>, pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: RE: VB (Virus Builder) Virus Posted
Date: 2000-04-21 13:38:01
Message-ID: 79103FDEF940D2118D9D00A0C9C9309CA36290@NEZU (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-sql
In Sean's defence, he's probably just a patsy.  This virus is one of those
that propagates from an infected computer without the user's knowledge.  I
got this message some time back, but fortunately my Norton Antivirus was up
to date.  Even they get caught unprepared sometimes however.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Jim Jennis [SMTP:jhjennis(at)shentel(dot)net]
> Sent:	Thursday, April 20, 2000 6:59 PM
> To:	pgsql-sql(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject:	[SQL] VB (Virus Builder) Virus Posted
> 
> Hello Fellow Postgres users,
> 
> If any of you got the message posted by this idiot "Sean"
> <sean(at)fastinternet(dot)net(dot)au> to the list, the attached VB (otherwise known
> as
> Virus Builder) script is infected with the VBS.Freelink virus.
> 
> Watch out for it and if you are reading your mail running a Windows
> platform and happen to get this virus, you must delete the files 
> 
> c:\windows\links.vbs
> c:\windows\system\rundll.vbs
> 
> If you are running Linux (of course) you may ignore it and politely tell
> Sean to put this VB script where the Sun doesn't shine.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Jim
> 
> 
> 
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