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Re: [sharechat] virus ex sharechat


From: "Malcolm Cameron" <malharcameron@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 20:27:24 +1000



Robin
Emails are checked in inbox list and deleted in mass. Before any are opened 
this advise is published allmost continuously in Australian News Papers. The 
email from cristine came via the sharechat list as a reply to sharechat. 
Thank you Malcolm.





>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 09:58:41 +0000
>
>Hi Malcolm
>
>On 30 Jan 2004, at 09:49, Malcolm Cameron wrote:
>
>>The email I recieved from you [Cristine] had an attachment called cheers
>>something the whole email was imediately deleted.
>
>Was this an email from Cristine directly or via the list?
>
>>This is what my I.T. specialists advise and never send attacments unless
>>you send an ordinary email first telling the recipient an attachment
>>coming with next email.
>
>This is not advice that I have heard before. People will open 
>emails/attachments anyway. Also, people sort their incoming mail in 
>different ways, so who knows which email will be read first. This does not 
>sound like good advice to me. Better to use software from a vendor who is 
>serious about protecting their customers and/or use an up-to-date 
>protection package.
>
>>a lot of viruses do just this) computer is sendiing out emails under your 
>>name
>
>Absolutely correct. We have seen this many times.
>
>Regards
>
>Robin
>
>discl. no investments in virus-scanning software companies :O)
>
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