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Enkidu
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      11-05-2003
On Wed, 5 Nov 2003 15:24:24 +1300, "JedMeister"
<spamclowns****(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:

>Hi, thanks for the tip. This worm is a nasty piece of work...it can install
>itself without opening the email message.
>
>I ran the removal tool and it did not find anything, but my symptoms seem
>quite close to the description of this worm.
>
>I have norton av 2004 running, with email checking and worm checking enabled
>in the options. And ,I auto update the microsoft critical patches all of the
>time.
>
>I'll run a full system scan to make sure there is nothing else.
>

If you are receiving the emails, it doesn't mean that you are
infected. There are two sorts, those that appear to be a Microsoft
Security Bulletin and those that appear to be virus reports. Both are
symptioms of *someone else* having Swen. If the check comes up OK, you
are almost certainly OK.

Still, it's good to check.

Cheers,

Cliff
--

The complete lack of evidence is the surest sign
that the conspiracy is working.
 
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Wyn
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      11-05-2003
JedMeister wrote:
> Hmm, ok I will change this immediately.
>
> But, as they have my email already, I am probably condemned for life


Not necessarily. Open a new mailbox and eventually close the spammed
one.


 
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