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Re: [suse-security] INFECTED Emails over the list



On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 10:04:30PM +0100, Robert Schiele wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 17, 2004 at 09:38:03PM +0100, C. Arnold Kunze wrote:
> > hallo everybody,
> > C. A. Kunze
> > physician
> > 
> > Finding virusses, worms or other malware is the job of a physician. In human 
> > beeings or even in computer systems  
> 
> LOL!  Better stay with humans for the same reason I do not give medical advice
> to people.  Most likely you have more knowledge on that area than on the area
> of computer viruses.  You should note that for most computer viruses spread by
> email the sender address is faked.  So this was the case for mails sent with
> Peter's name.  The mails from me and the other guys did _not_ include the
> virus itself (as you noticed yourself), but only where replies to the virus
> itself.  Maybe your virus software just paniced beacause of that fact.
> Replying to virus mails does not necessarily mean to be infected.

Hehe, I happen to be a medical doctor and my advice is the same as 
Robert's: don't believe the faked sender. 

Peter

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