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[OM] Re: OT scam virus?

Subject: [OM] Re: OT scam virus?
From: fischerchristian@xxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2005 18:19:46 +0200
Selon Jeff Keller <jeff-keller@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> The interesting part is that the .zip suffix was followed by some other
> stuff and a final .txt suffix. The double click, etc. auto open function
> built into windoze must ignore the final part of the file name and unzip it.
> I would have thought if windoze ignores the final .txt it wouldn't even need
> to have the preceding .zip ... which is pretty scary.
> -jeff

I did open such a file and you are right it was an executable file.
Just for curiosity as I use Knoppix when conneted to the net.
Good luck !

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: John Hermanson
> >
> > Here's a new one.  Someone sends you an email and says that
> > somehow HE is getting your email on his account.  So far, 10
> > emails have come in. As a 'favor' he's compressed them into a
> > zip file and attached them.  Attached file is about 74K.
> > More likely it's a virus, worm, trojan.  Mail originates from
> > Denmark. Do not open.
> >
> > John Hermanson

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