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Re: Thank you!

From: Laurent Jacques
Subject: Re: Thank you!
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2003 13:13:18 +0200
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On Tuesday 19 August 2003 12:54, Ted Harding wrote:
| To all whom it may concern: The email Laurent is referring to almost
| certainly contained a Windows virus in the "pif" file ("PIF" stands, I
| think, for "Program Information File" or "Program Initiation File", and it
| is executable in DOS/Windows in order to start up a given program with
| given options). A considerable proportion of the various viruses that have
| been going around recently arrive in attachments which have the ".pif"
| extension. The text "Please see the attached file for details" in the
| message body is common in these virus-bearing emails.
| In answer to Laurent: delete it! (Not much danger, in any case, given
| that he doesn't look like a Windows user!)

Thank you for this alert. So please, don't convert it into a GNU virus ;-) 

BTW, John Campbell has perhaps to check his computer ?
Or his email address has perhaps been put in the field "From to" of the 
previous mail to pass some filters of this ML ?


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