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Old 18-01-2006, 15:13   #1 (permalink)
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Virus aimed at photographers

Reads like this:

Hello,

Your photograph has reached editing stage as part of an article
we are publishing for our December edition of Traders World Monthly*.
Can you check over the format and get back to us with your approval
or any changes?
If the picture is not to your liking then please send a preferred one.
We've attached the photo with the article here.

Kind regards,
Jamie Andrews*
Editor
TradersWorld*
***************************************
The Professional Brokers Essential
***************************************

* = Changes often.

Don't open the attachment.
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Old 18-01-2006, 15:20   #2 (permalink)
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Good heads up there Liberalis, these buggers are getting everywhere

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Old 18-01-2006, 15:35   #3 (permalink)
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Yep, recieved a similar email & could see that attachment was an .exe
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Old 18-01-2006, 18:01   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for the warning although I would be sure myself of where I had submitted any of my own work too. It's still bound to catch somebody out though. I really hate the idots that do this
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Old 18-01-2006, 19:16   #5 (permalink)
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Thanks for the heads up
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the virus is called W32.Blackmal.E@mm you can download removal tool here:
http://securityresponse.symantec.com...oval.tool.html
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Thanx Liberalis - good to know we have reliable 'spies' in our midst too ! Appreciate the HU.

Like mosquitos they are ... no use to man nor beast and better stamped on !
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