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Another worm warning


From: Maggie White (mwhiteaz_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sat Feb 21 2004 - 20:26:31 PST

Hi, all,

This new warning comes from a reputable online newsletter. Note that
the From line is usually forged, so please don't inform the list that
so-and-so has a virus.

______Yet Another Mass-Mailing Worm Spreads - W32.Netsky.B! ____________

A worm found on Monday, February 18th has hit the Net and is not taking
any prisoners. The worm, known as ‘W32.Netsky.B’, is a mass-mailing
worm that arrives as an attachment in your email. This worm then
searches through your drive for any folder names containing “Share” or
“Sharing”. Once again this worm spoofs the ‘from’ address which confuses
most people. This affects Microsoft Windows (95, 98, NT, 2000, XP, Me)
users. The threat is already at a level 4 and has a very high
distribution& wild rating. For optimal security it is suggested that
you update your anti-virus software. For more detailed information on
this level 4 threat, then check out: