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Don Saklad
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      06-22-2006
In plain text, what exactly are these 26 lines?... from
a message partly in plain text.


[ ... ]

X-Mailer: Lotus Notes Release 6.5.3 September 14, 2004

[ ... ]

--0__=0ABBFB00DFFE62AC8f9e8a93df938690918c0ABBFB00DF FE62AC
Content-type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII

[ ... ]

(See attached file: att4zlzh.dat)
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Content-type: application/octet-stream;
name="att4zlzh.dat"
Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="att4zlzh.dat"
Content-transfer-encoding: base64

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Vanguard
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      06-22-2006
"Don Saklad" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in message
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> In plain text, what exactly are these 26 lines?... from
> a message partly in plain text.


<snip - Base64 encoded part in e-mail>

So what does the .dat file look like when you save it to the hard drive
and look inside of it using a text editor, like Notepad? Since it is
stream-type content, maybe it is just a pointer back to some server from
whence the audio/video stream is retrieved.

If you visit
http://www.opinionatedgeek.com/dotne...e/Default.aspx
and enter the encoded lines, it looks like some text message with URLs
about sex and aids.

 
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imhotep
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      06-22-2006
Don Saklad wrote:

> In plain text, what exactly are these 26 lines?... from
> a message partly in plain text.
>
>
> [ ... ]
>
> X-Mailer: Lotus Notes Release 6.5.3 September 14, 2004
>
> [ ... ]
>
> --0__=0ABBFB00DFFE62AC8f9e8a93df938690918c0ABBFB00DF FE62AC
> Content-type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII
>
> [ ... ]
>
> (See attached file: att4zlzh.dat)
> --0__=0ABBFB00DFFE62AC8f9e8a93df938690918c0ABBFB00DF FE62AC
> Content-type: application/octet-stream;
> name="att4zlzh.dat"
> Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="att4zlzh.dat"
> Content-transfer-encoding: base64
>
>

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>

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>

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>

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>

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A mail header with a file attachment named att4zlzh.dat. Warning, the mine
description describes it as "text/plain"...I would guess this is an attempt
to trick you into install a virus....

Imhotep

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Don Saklad
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      06-22-2006
Thank you !

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Virus Scan Results
File name: att4zlzh.dat
File size: 1kb
File type: application/octet-stream
Scan result: No virus threat detected.
Scanned with:
Norton 2006
AntiVirus
Keep your computer safe from Internet threats at all
times. Visit the Symantec Security Connection to learn
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      06-22-2006
imhotep <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

> A mail header with a file attachment named att4zlzh.dat. Warning, the
> mine description describes it as "text/plain"...I would guess this is
> an attempt to trick you into install a virus....


You're being "reverse tricked". Lotus, and bunch of those
Pro-feshonal type office applications rename or name attachments like
this. It's a plain text message, probably a copy of the original.
Something else these types of applications are famous for. Outbreak
Excess has it's HTML attachments, Lotus has ".dat" attachments. <g>

 
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TwistyCreek
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      06-22-2006
Don Saklad <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

> In plain text, what exactly are these 26 lines?... from
> a message partly in plain text.


It's a MIME attachment, probably a duplicate of the part of the message
you can read with your naked eyes.

Here's the attachment decoded:

---cut---

> by Lauren Johnson
> Giving no quarter to AIDS


Here's a thought experiment...

The strategy.
Get tested TOGETHER for a variety of sexually transmitted infections,
including human immunodeficiency virus and share the results with
your potential sex partner BEFORE having sex.

Here's a collaborative blog and a collaborative wiki about
the strategy of let's get tested TOGETHER before we have sex...
for STDs
http://NotB4WeKnow.blogspot.com
http://www.seedwiki.com/wiki/not_b4_we_know

Earlier edits at
http://zork.net/dsaklad/notb4weknow

Your comments, feedback, suggestions, questions welcome...

What public health officials, journalists have observed the
phenomenon of potential sex partners getting tested TOGETHER
BEFORE having sex?...

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imhotep
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      06-22-2006
TwistyCreek wrote:

> imhotep <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
>
>> A mail header with a file attachment named att4zlzh.dat. Warning, the
>> mine description describes it as "text/plain"...I would guess this is
>> an attempt to trick you into install a virus....

>
> You're being "reverse tricked". Lotus, and bunch of those
> Pro-feshonal type office applications rename or name attachments like
> this. It's a plain text message, probably a copy of the original.
> Something else these types of applications are famous for. Outbreak
> Excess has it's HTML attachments, Lotus has ".dat" attachments. <g>


Outbreak...nice!

Imhotep

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