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From: "Gail Steckel, NET" <>
Subject: Fw: [PACEN] two viruses going around
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 22:38:40 -0400


Just a heads up - see message below about new viruses - and beware!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Diana Quinones" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 1:30 AM
Subject: [PACEN] two viruses going around


> Within the past week, I have received two notices from WEBTV concerning
> two different viruses going around. As far as WEBTV users go, they are
> generally detected by the central virus scanning system and either
> cleaned or deleted before they get to our mailbox. The virus that
> produces an attachment 'readme.txt.pif' is known as TROJ_BADTRANS A
>
> See the mail message I received about it:
> From: Date: Tue, May 22, 2001, 9:01pm (CDT-2)
> To:
> Subject: InterScan NT Alert
>
> OCSNET's central virus scanning system detected a virus in the e-mail
> attachment listed below, with action as indicated:
>
> Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 21:01:36 -0700
> Method: Mail
> From: <>
> To: <>
> File: README.TXT.pif
> Action: clean failed - deleted
> Virus: TROJ_BADTRANS.A
>
> The other one that was detected by WEBTV's system was deleted on June 15
> is called TROJ_HYBRIS.B and was in an attachment called 'sexy
> virgin.scr'
> See the message I received about this one from WEBTV Customer Service:
>
> From: Date: Tue, May 15, 2001, 8:28pm (CDT-2)
> To:
> Subject: InterScan NT Alert
>
> OCSNET's central virus scanning system detected a virus in the e-mail
> attachment listed below, with action as indicated:
> Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 20:28:33 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
> Method: Mail
> From: <>
> To: <>
> File: sexy virgin.scr
> Action: clean failed - deleted
> Virus: TROJ_HYBRIS.B
> -----------------------------------------------
> I am sending these to the lists where I have noticed other people have
> been contaminated by one of these viruses. You may want to check your
> PCs and anti-virus software and get updates for these two viruses from
> Norton or McAfee or whoever you have for anti-virus vendors if you have
> not already done so.
>
> At least we know the names of these two now! AND WEBTV users are safe!
>
> Diana in AL
>
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