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some of you out there have a virus that you are spreading. It is sent directly
to other list members. From the IT folks here:
Caution―An infected email can come from addresses you recognize and may contain
the following information:
From: randomly generated (spoofed)
Subject: randomly generated
Body: randomly generated―examples:
"The message cannot be represented in 7-bit ASCII encoding and has been sent as
a binary attachment. The message contains Unicode characters and has been sent
as a binary attachment." or "Mail transaction failed. Partial message is
Attachment: randomly generated
The icon used by the file tries to make it appear as if the attachment is a
text file. The attachment type varies [.exe, .pif, .cmd, .scr]―often arrives in
a ZIP archive. (filesize = 22,528 bytes)
NPR said today that Microsoft has a patch.
Kenneth Carpenter, Ph.D.
Curator of Lower Vertebrate Paleontology &
Dept. of Earth Sciences
Denver Museum of Natural History
2001 Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80205