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From: "Robert W Fay" <>
Subject: Re: VIRUS ALERT
Date: Mon, 4 Jun 2001 07:39:40 -0500
This message that says the file did not open because the file
is corrupted is bogus and the virus uses it to disguise the fact
that the file opened and infected the machine.
If you see the message that the file did not open because it
was corrupted, then you can BET that your machine is
On 4 Jun 2001, at 9:11, omega wrote:
> I don't know if this message will be posted as is.
> Yesterday afternoon, I received a message from "Serban Marin" as sender.
> The message was simple, if I remember well "Open attached file" or "See
> attached file".
> Because it was related to my question in relation to "Domo Maiori", I tried
> to open the file (unsaved).
> A message that I could not open the DOS file appeared, because the file was
> "corrupted" either before posted or during the transfer.
> >From then on, ALL messages I received (a total of 23) were modified.
> The receiver is "Omega" (That's me and my e-mail address) and
> The sender is "Omega"; (That's me and my E-mail address)
> I am not saying that the attached DOS file created the problem and it may be
> a coincidence.
> However, allegedly there is a virus who does just that, modify sender and
> receiver addresses.
> I would like to know if somebody else experienced the same problem and what
> did he/she do about it to fix it.
> best wishes
> Dr George Tsambourakis
> Omega Thoroughbreds