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   Re: virus alert!!! Re: Important Message From Fred McLain

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  • From: Richard Tobin <richard@cogsci.ed.ac.uk>
  • To: jeremy@omsys.com (Jeremy H. Griffith), XML Dev <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Mar 1999 00:46:42 GMT

> Yeesh.  The *worm* sent the message, just like with happy99.  All
> poor Fred did was open it, which in some mailers is automatic...
> That is the nature of a worm; it sends itself on.  Get used to it.

Fortunately I don't have to, I don't use MS Windows :-)

I hadn't realised that there was a way for Windows viruses to find
what mailing lists you used.

-- Richard

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