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Virus tempts with peek at passwords


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#1 OFFLINE   John Corn

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Posted 17 July 2002 - 06:27 PM

A new computer virus with the tempting subject line “Re: Your password!” began worming its way around the Internet Monday. Dubbed “Frethem,” the virus is rated a medium risk by most researchers because it is spreading relatively quickly. According to antivirus firm Symantec Corp., Frethem has already infected computers inside 25 companies since its initial discovery early Monday.

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#2 OFFLINE   gcutler

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Posted 17 July 2002 - 06:31 PM

Either patching Outlook (an old patch at that) or running Lotus Notes/Domino instead of Outlook/Exchange helps ;)

My e-mail admin duties lately have been telling inhouse users not to e-mail 50MB attachments to the mobile (dialup) sales force. :P
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#3 OFFLINE   Rage

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Posted 17 July 2002 - 11:03 PM

I had that one around a month or two ago. At least with that subject line that came with a virus.

#4 OFFLINE   TimL

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Posted 18 July 2002 - 01:35 PM

I got that "password" virus this morning..my Virus checking software cleaned it right up.

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