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  vienna1981 19:30 22 Aug 03
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I received yet another email informing me that I had tried to send an email with this virus, the details of this email are as follows:

The MessageLabs SkyScan Anti-Virus service discovered a possible virus
or unauthorised code (such as a joke program or trojan) in an email sent
by you.

The email has now been quarantined and was not delivered.

Please read the whole of this email carefully. It explains what has
happened to your email, which suspected virus has been caught and what
to do if you need help addressing the problem.

To help identify the quarantined email:

The message sender was
[email protected]

The message recipients were
[email protected]

The message title was Re: Re: My details
The message date was Fri, 22 Aug 2003 15:40:07 +0200
The virus or unauthorised code identified in the email is
Skeptic searching for 44 viruses
>>> Possible MalWare 'EML/Sobig.F' variant found in
'1534158T_1X_PM3_EM7_MT__message.txt'. Heuristics score: 2000
Skeptic ended


Some viruses forge the sender address. For more information please
visit the link to the virus FAQ's at the bottom of this page.

The message was diverted into the virus holding pen on
mail server server-13.tower-27.messagelabs.com (pen id 1534158_1061558746)
and will be held for 30 days before being destroyed

Corporate Users:
If you sent the email from a corporate network, you should first
contact your local IT Helpdesk or System Administrator for advice.
They will be able to help you disinfect your workstation.

If you would like further information on how to subscribe to MessageLabs
SkyScan AV service, a proactive anti-virus service working around the
clock, around the globe, please complete our enquiry form.

Personal or Home users:
If you sent the email from a personal or home account, you will need
to disinfect your computer yourself. Please contact your anti-virus
software vendor for support.

You may like to read the virus FAQ's at:
click here
which will answer most virus related questions.


I used the removal tool last night but this email was supposedly sent today when i wasnt at my PC, so has the removal tool failed to pick up on this virus? What will I do?

  Gaz 25 19:42 22 Aug 03

click here for more info....

  Gaz 25 19:44 22 Aug 03

I think your e-mail is a Hoax, do you run any Antivirus, if so which one?

  vienna1981 19:52 22 Aug 03

This is the 3rd email I have been sent saying I tried to send an email containing the virus, all my other email adresses are unaffected. I use AVX (aka BitDefender) which I update daily

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