Suspected email virus

XPR at SBC xpr at
Wed Nov 5 06:36:35 PST 2003

Thanks Oliver...good advice.
The mail servers that I used are SBC/Yahoo.  The funny thing...It 
allowed all the messages to my machine, but when I tried to send the 
attachment, it informed me of the virus(es).  When I copied the header 
information, on some of them I also copied the attachment (the virus) 
of the original messages that I had received (sorry about that), which 
was refused by both addresses.  When I removed those files 
from my attachment (just sending the header information) it seems to 
have sent just fine.

At first I thought you were suggesting virus and spam protection at the 
server but are there good ones that are based on the client?


On Wednesday, Nov 5, 2003, at 08:22 US/Central, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:

> XPR at SBC wrote:
>> After sending email to the 3 addresses listed above in To:
>> I received several email messages from various sender (many claiming 
>> to be Microsoft) containing what appears to be email virus.
>> I am attaching the header info from the emails received.  The 
>> originating IP might give you some clue.  (The IP is not the same in 
>> all but there is some consistency)
>> I am sending this message from an email address that has never been 
>> used before.  If I see similar results, I think that would help 
>> confirm it is one of the 3 addresses.
> ports at may be a good bet. Don't post to public mailing 
> lists if
> you don't have a Virus scanner and a Spam filter...
> Oliver

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