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|Virus Notification !!|
|01/29/02 at 05:27:57|
I just got the mail with virus. Alhamdulillah, i had got this notification before the mail.
W32.Myparty@mm mass-mailing worm with backdoor.
last updated: January 27, 2002 4 pm EST
Name of Virus: W32.Myparty@mm Trojan, worm
Are Virus Definitions Available: YES
Operating systems affected: 95/98, ME, NT4.0, 2000, XP
Ways this virus spreads: The worm sends email to all contacts in your Windows address book, and to email addresses that if finds in the Outlook Express Inboxes and folders. Backdoor.Myparty: In addition, the worm sends a message to the author so that the author can track the worm.
On NT/2000/XP systems, the worm drops a backdoor Trojan that allows a hacker to control your system. NAV will detect this as Backdoor.Myparty.
Finally, the file name of the worm is Access.<any extension>, it may launch your Web browser to http:/ www.disney.com.
Email Subject line: new photos from my party!
My party... It was absolutely amazing!
I have attached my web page with new photos!
If you can please make color prints of my photos. Thanks!
Name of attachment: www.myparty.yahoo.com
More Information on this Virus : http://firstname.lastname@example.org
|Re: Virus Notification !!|
|01/29/02 at 22:34:49|
I wonder if it affects hotmail users. I have it set to "exclusive" security, so any mail from someone I don't know goes straight to the Junk Mail folder. Well, this can be good and bad, but I do check it regularly to make sure any important mail doesn't get deleted :o
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