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#4376 - 09/19/01 03:13 PM Nasty Virus Alert! - Nimda
Bill Addiss Offline
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Nimda looks Nasty!
Make sure that your Anti-virus software is up-to-date and running.

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.. the attachment can be executed even if the user does not open it and without the user's knowledge.
http://www.mcafee.com/anti-virus/viruses/nimda/default.asp?cid=2444

Bill
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#4377 - 09/19/01 06:47 PM Re: Nasty Virus Alert! - Nimda
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Go here to get a list of options to avoid and/or fix the Nimda Virus...

It's a virus unlike any other...

Apparently, upgrading to IE 6.0 will prevent the problem...

[This message has been edited by sparky66wv (edited 09-19-2001).]
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#4378 - 09/19/01 07:04 PM Re: Nasty Virus Alert! - Nimda
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... So will upgrading to Netscape of any version.
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#4379 - 09/19/01 07:39 PM Re: Nasty Virus Alert! - Nimda
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Go all the way and get a Mac...
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#4380 - 09/19/01 08:08 PM Re: Nasty Virus Alert! - Nimda
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Thanks, we sure don't need any more of those vulgar bugs floating around again.
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