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The Klez Virus has reappeared in a more virulent form; kind of a digital mutation if you will. The subject line is random and the name of the attachment is random. However if you click on the attachment it will delete files on your hard drive and on any mapped drives such as your U: drive for user files and your F: drive for departmental work files.

If your Norton Virus Definition File date is 4/17/2002 you are OK. Click on the Gold Shield in the lower right corner of your screen to see the File Date. If not please run Live Update right away.


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Thanks

Alex
 

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Or alternativly, don't use MS Outlook or a Microsoft OS :thumb:
 

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bol said:
Or alternativly, don't use MS Outlook or a Microsoft OS :thumb:
Troublemaker ! :D

If the windows rattle don't drive a BMW ? (j/k)
 

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Alex Baumann said:


Troublemaker ! :D

If the windows rattle don't drive a BMW ? (j/k)
Hey, don't blame MicroSoft's crappy Windows software on BMW.
 

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The HACK said:
Hey, don't blame MicroSoft's crappy Windows software on BMW.
Wait till the Windows comes as standard I-Drive software on the next 3-Series :D
 

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And where is the any key ? must probably be the controller, no ? :D
 

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Alex Baumann said:
And where is the any key ? must probably be the controller, no ? :D
Pull back, right 2 clicks, push down left 2 clicks, push and hold :D
 

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bol said:
Or alternativly, don't use MS Outlook or a Microsoft OS :thumb:
Gee, that's intelligent.

What do you think the troublemakers (virus authors) will target once something else becomes the dominant platform (and there will ALWAYS be a dominant platform).

Don't tell me about the security superiority of this or that particular system, it's BS and easily disproven. Especially when targeting the mass-market of typically clueless (not an insult - they don't need to have a clue) end users.

FACT: troublemakers follow the same pattern as legitimate software developers - i.e. they target the most popular platform in order to achieve the most 'market share'.

flame away...
 

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Yipper said:

Gee, that's intelligent.

What do you think the troublemakers (virus authors) will target once something else becomes the dominant platform (and there will ALWAYS be a dominant platform).
the intelligent point that you missed is to stay away from the dominant platform.
 
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