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[pct-l] W32.Klez Virus
- Subject: [pct-l] W32.Klez Virus
- From: email@example.com (Brick Robbins)
- Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2002 08:46:35 -0700
As you probably already know, there is a new virus running around that
attacks Windoze computers, especially those using older verisons of
Internet Explorer. It has some of the nastier traits of "Code Red" and "Nimda."
It has one new, really annoying traits: If forges the "from" address in the
emails it sends out. It gets the names and email addresses from the same
place (usually and address book) where is finds the addresses to attack.
To make a long story short, I am getting a bunch of bounces and complaints
directed to firstname.lastname@example.org for sending out the Klez virus
That means someone with my admin address on their computer is infected. If
you get an attachment from the admin account, just delete it. It is NOT
I Haven't Lost My Mind, It's Backed Up On Disk Somewhere