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Old 20th May 2003, 17:24   #1
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There's new worm known as Palyh making it's way into mailboxes disguised as; "support @ microsoft.com." HERE you can find the source story, and HERE is the fix from Symantec.
 
Old 20th May 2003, 17:38   #2
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Thanks for the warning Liquid3D, seems to be a pretty serious virus, you're not the first one who warns me today.

Some additional info:

http://vil.mcafee.com/dispVirus.asp?virus_k=100307

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/palyh.shtml
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Haven't received one.

Who opens attachments from unknown sources anyway ?
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I wouldn't open any attachement unless I already know the content, but i'd suspect many ppl trust emails coming from support @ microsoft.com.
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fok

I opened it...

What now ?

checkng task manager, 1 process is taking a 100% load, closed, rest seems fine. Will check on next reboot

edit: scanning with symantec tool
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Thanx liquid 3d !
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Old 20th May 2003, 18:31   #7
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I'm so stupid though, because of the way I wrote the post, when it was automailed to me the address became a link! LOL Obviously I didn't open it, but I'd better place a space in there. LOL (actually it's not that funny) Doh.
 
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I wouldn't open any attachement unless I already know the content, but i'd suspect many ppl trust emails coming from support@microsoft.com.
you may want to edit that so it's not read as a link by the server here. I just realized my oversight in writing the post that way. Even your reply was read as a link. Quotes or spaces work.
 
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just recieved it :/
 
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I already had 3 such emails....
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