[Dshield] Possible virus

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Thu Jun 20 17:57:30 GMT 2002


On Thu, 2002-06-20 at 08:40, Graham K. Dodd wrote:
> Errhhh, who's sending vcf's
> 
> This was caught by John's Sanitizer just now.............
> 
> REPORT: Trapped poisoned executable "MercyMail at mindspring.com.vcf"

It was a "hello, I'm new to this list" message. The reason it got
trapped is it has a double extension (".com.vcf").

Domain names shouldn't be used in filenames on Windows, it causes too
much confusion.

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