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Re: [sharechat] virus ex sharechat


From: "Malcolm Cameron" <malharcameron@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 20:20:46 +1000


Robin
All are on automatic update. And nobody has said that I am sending them out. 
But through sharechat I am recieving lots of emails with attachments. And 
are you saying my computer has avirus that is adding attachments to the 
emails I recieve This is the first time I have heard of a virus that does 
this and what would be the point of it.






>From: robin benson <rob@hammerheadmedia.co.uk>
>Reply-To: sharechat@sharechat.co.nz
>To: sharechat@sharechat.co.nz
>Subject: Re: [sharechat] virus ex sharechat
>Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 09:50:22 +0000
>
>Hi Malcolm
>
>Respectfully, the involvement of "experts" of any level of remuneration 
>provides no guarantee that your computer will not be compromised by a 
>virus, worm, or similar. Microsoft, for example, are considered by some to 
>be computer "experts", and they are certainly very highly paid. It is their 
>flawed design, IMO, that is part of the problem.
>
>Further, even the best of virus scanning packages can fall foul of a 
>well-implemented attack if virus/exploit definitions have not been kept up 
>to date.
>
>Regards
>
>Robin
>
>On 30 Jan 2004, at 07:40, Malcolm Cameron wrote:
>
>>Jim I have not picked up a virus because my set up at the moment has been 
>>set up by some very highly paid computer experts.
>
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