Tue, 26 Aug 2003 18:11:44 -0400
My thanks to all who responded. I am not very knowledgeable
about viruses but I never have and never will open email attachments.
I downloaded some virus scanning software and it found none on my
system (Sobig was included in the list of viruses it claimed to find).
----- Original Message -----
From: "C. Garrison" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2003 3:25 PM
Subject: Re: Sobig
> You haven't said you checked yourself for this virus...
> This virus spreads itself by emailing everyone in the contact list (this
> group is likely in your contact list).
> Get the latest virus software definitions and check/disinfect your
> In regards to other newsgroups, maybe all newsgroups do not announce virus
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Saunders" <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 26, 2003 2:52 PM
> Subject: Sobig
> > I keep receiving messages from the list stating that a message
> > I have sent to the list contains a virus called W32/Sobig.F@mm.
> > Any suggestions or explanations?
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