question about virus

John Peterson jpeterso at UNI-OSNABRUECK.DE
Tue Jan 29 15:57:34 UTC 2002

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Dear Peter (and others!)

if you do not click on the attachment, then you are alright. The worm
is in the attachment itself. The worst thing about it is that the
attachment's name LOOKS LIKE A URL. But if it is not clicked, it
cannot be activated.

I hope this hasn't ruined everyone else's day like it has mine...
Apologies again if it has.

> Dear John, Maggie and others,
>         Is the virus (worm) propagated simply by looking at the
> Or only if one attempts to open the attachment?
>         Peter
> On Tue, 29 Jan 2002, John Peterson wrote:

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