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Landlocked posted 07-18-2001 10:43 AM ET (US)   Profile for Landlocked   Send Email to Landlocked  

My home computer was infected with the w32.Magistr.24876@mm virus some time last night. McAfee Virus Scan didn't catch it. And so far I have been unable to remove it. I am working with the tech support folks.

If you have ever cooresponded with me via e-mail - your name may be in my address book and you may recieve an email from me. The virus sends misc documents etc along with a copy of itself to people in outlook address books.

Do not open any e-mail from me until I let you know I've got this cleaned up.

Sorry for any problems that may have already occurred.


jimh posted 07-18-2001 11:37 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
I wondered what that message was about!

I just get a laugh out of the Intel/Windoze/PeeCee virus crap as I read my e-Mail on a UNIX mail host using PINE via TELNET from a MACINTOSH. All that Visual Basic Scripting/Windows crap just can't cause anything to happen.

But I did notice that visits to the website were down about 80% today....I wonder if there is any correlation?

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