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From: Liz <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Non-gen- is this bona fide
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 14:16:47 +0100
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> sorry to ask the list this but I have been receiving postings with the
> heading 'Internet Security Update' and an address of ''.
> There appears to be an attachment but I have not opened the mailing at all in
> view of recent warnings about a new virus.
> Does any lIster know if this is a bona fide alert from Microsoft ??

No it is the GIBE virus. Do not open the attachment, delete the whole
thing and empty your Trash.

I did post a warning about this about a month ago but just to reinforce
the message for newbies ... Microsoft NEVER send out attachments.

Liz (Greenwich UK)
Deputy Listowner

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