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New virus threat


From: Maggie White (mwhiteaz_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Thu May 13 2004 - 22:10:38 PDT

Hi, all,

This warning comes from a reputable online newsletter. If you download
music or MP3s or whatever those things are, it could be a problem.

Wallon Virus is Destructive to Windows Media Player! ___________

Wallon is a new virus that wipes out Windows Media Player once the user
unknowingly activates it by opening an Mp3 or sound file. This is unlike
most traditional mass-mailing viruses like Netsky and Mydoom because it
uses a link instead of an attachment to spread. At this point the virus
is only at a category 2 on the SARC threat meter, however, it is very
destructive to Windows Media Player. You can find out more details about
this new virus and how it is changing the rules by going to: