[Dshield] do I have a virus?

Rick Klinge rick at jaray.net
Fri Mar 5 13:49:58 GMT 2004



> I'm on a number of mailing lists and tonight, one of the 
> digests that I'm on came with a message in it from my email 
> addy that I did not send.  The subject was:  
> 
>                          ello! =))
> 
>  and the text in the message was:
> 
>                    The access is  open  !!!
> 
>                    password for archive: 56853
> 
> Are these symptoms of a known virus or has someone maybe 
> spoofed my email address?  I use NIS, update virus protection 
> almost every other day and use the NIS firewall.  Am running 
> a virus scan right now on my pc.
> 
> Cheryl
> 
> 
> 
> 

Yes that is virus. Do not open it.  Most AV will not catch this as it uses
dynamically encrypted zip files.

~Rick
 

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