URGENT [Re: exception]

Jeremy Carroll jjc at hplb.hpl.hp.com
Mon Mar 8 12:35:44 CET 2004

I have had a lot of viruses on mailing lists recently - one that was
supposedly from me on W3C RDF Core WG, another supposedly from a colleague
on a yahoo group. As far as I can tell the masquerading e-mail was not from
any of my machines - the headers vanished into the mists at some point.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no
> [mailto:ietf-languages-bounces at alvestrand.no]On Behalf Of John Clews
> Sent: 08 March 2004 10:17
> To: harald at alvestrand.no
> Cc: ietf-languages at iana.org
> Subject: URGENT [Re: exception]
> Harald (apparently) wrote:
> > that's a funny text.
> But what is it?
> I downloaded the attachment, assuming that apparently being from the list
> owner it was likely to be safe, even though the email was mainly an
> attachment.
> I noticed (after the event) that it seemed to be an exe file, and then ran
> a system check which informed me that 1400 files had been altered today.
> What's gone on here? What might be the effects?
> Has anybody any idea?
> John Clews
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