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From: "David J. Starr" <>
Subject: Re: "I'm Being Deluged By Emails"
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2003 09:44:18 -0400
References: <D1Pab.983$wS2.32759@eagle.america.net> <bkgtoi$16ae$1@otis.netspace.net.au> <raabb.531315$Ho3.90550@sccrnsc03>


Drew Nicholson wrote:
>

> Keep your AV signatures up to date, patch your systems with the latest
> updates, and don't open attachments from people you don't know.

For that matter, it's best not to open attachments from people you DO
know. The virus spreads by emailing itself to everyone in the infected
computer's address book. So if someone you do know gets infected, the
virus will email itself to you, looking like it's coming from an old
friend.



That's the
> best you can do.
>
> Drew
> ---
> "When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public
> property." Thomas Jefferson


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