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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-28-02, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
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I usually don't post these warnings because last time I did it was a hoax but this is fair dinkum, our IT guy got sent the virus this morning.

>Following reports of the MyParty worm on campus we've added a block on
>smtphost to filter it out. Any incoming or outgoing mail with the
>subject line "new photos from my party!" will be rejected.
>Areas running their own mail servers may wish to implement similar
>Any users who actually do wish to share photos from their party should
>pick a different subject line.
>More info on the MyParty worm is available at
>(or from your anti-virus vendor of choice).

You know, somebody actually complimented me on my driving today. They left a little note on the windscreen. It said, 'Parking Fine.'So that was nice.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-28-02, 10:38 PM
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The payload for this virus is between the dates of 25th of jan to the 29th of Jan 2002. So the threat of anything destructive has nearly passed...
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Thank god for nortons, I copped that on the 26th!
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