[PD] Suspicious files

Matthew Nish-Lapidus mattn-l at rogers.com
Sun Apr 21 21:04:07 CEST 2002


my norton anti virus picked those messages up right away and blocked access
to the files.  maybe you don't have the latest virus definitions.


----- Original Message -----
From: "João Miguel Pais" <jmmmpl at netcabo.pt>
To: "msp" <msp at ucsd.edu>; <pd-list at iem.kug.ac.at>
Sent: Sunday, April 21, 2002 2:30 PM
Subject: [PD] Suspicious files

> Dear List,
> During the last days automatic-opening-messages composed of an html file
> a .bat file (which is tried to open automatically whenever the message is
> selected) have arrived at me though this list (and of course to the
> and also directly to my address.
> I wanted to ask if these messages are safe, as I suspect them being loaded
> with viruses ready to eat my system (although norton didn't detected
> nothing), since they come from addresses not common to the list, and this
> kind of "abusive" format (which tries to open the files automatically) was
> also not normal so far.
> The last one was today, the data is after this:
> João Miguel Pais
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "msp" <msp at ucsd.edu>
> To: <pd-list at iem.kug.ac.at>
> Sent: Sunday, April 21, 2002 7:07 AM
> Subject: Re:please try again

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