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- Jan 20, 2000Don't usually send these alerts...but what the hell... keep your eyes
open and stay on your toes...
Although considered rare so far, detected just a few days ago, W32.Plage
Worm is one of the most recent viruses to be documented, reports
Symantec. This worm propagates by replying to unread mail with the
"I'll try to reply as soon as possible. Take a look to the attachment
and send me your opinion! >Get you FREE P2000 now!"
If the attachment is executed, a dialog box entitled "WinZip
self-Extractor-fun.exe" is displayed. Next, the virus will display a
fake message to fool the user into believing the file is corrupted.
The worm will then copy itself into the Windows directory under the file
name "INETD.EXE." and will attempt to send out dialog boxes authored by
For more information on protecting your PC from viruses, go to:
Accu-Fax Investigations Inc.
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