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3634RE: [albanach] E-mail account security warning.

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  • Matthew A. C. Newsome
    Apr 6, 2004
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      No problem. We usually don't have a problem with this sort of thing
      because only subscribers can post to the list and all new subscribers
      must be approved first. But viruses now can disguise themselves as
      coming from another email address, and it looks like this one disguised
      itself as one of our long-time list members. (Sharon, you may want to
      check with your domain host just to make sure their servers are not
      infected with anything). In any case, this is why most lists of this
      sort are set up not to allow attachments. Even if you get a message
      like this with an attachment intact remember to never open it. Just
      delete the message and you should be fine.

      Aye,
      Eogan

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      -----Original Message-----
      From: Muirghein [mailto:wolfestead@...]
      Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 2004 3:01 AM
      To: albanach@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [albanach] E-mail account security warning.

      At 12:39 AM 4/6/04, someone who almost certainly _wasn't_ Sharon wrote:
      >Dear user, the management of Yahoogroups.com mailing system wants to
      let
      >you know that,
      >
      >Your e-mail account will be disabled because of improper using in
      next
      >three days, if you are still wishing to use it, please, resign your
      >account information.

      Sure looks like a virus to me.

      >For further details see the attach.

      And this is where we thank the owner for setting the list to reject
      attachments :-).

      Muirghein /|\



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