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From: Deborah Woolard <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Snow White Virus
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 22:57:15 -0600
References: <><><024d01c0827c$ecdc73c0$d8d6d63f@oemcomputer><>
In-Reply-To: <00e501c08289$b4f8ab60$a4280a3f@gdm24>

At 08:35 PM 1/19/01, you wrote:
>Hello, I am wondering if someone can expand on the "Snow White"
>virus. What are its characteristics and what damage does it do to
>an individual computer? I have seen this subject raised in
>message threads on several genealogy based mailing lists, yet, to
>my knowledge, I personally have never received this "virus."
>Also, I could find no reference to this "virus/trojan horse" on
>the Symantec Anti-Virus web site. Finally, I understand from
>messages received from list owners of other mailing that, since
>Roots Web does not allow attachments to pass through their
>servers, an attachment carrying a virus could not be transmitted
>through any of the mailing lists Roots Web hosts. Any comments?
>Charles Roberts ()
>Potomac, MD

Here is the web page found on the Symantec Anti-Virus web site that talks
about this worm. That is what this is, a worm.


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