Tag Archives: virus software

A New Trick To Lure The Unwary?

By | March 4, 2004

I don’t know whether this is new or not, but I ain’t seen it before. Could virus senders be making use of a new social engineering tweak? The problem, it seems to me is that a lot of anti-virus manufacturers and system administrators insist on including automated alerts which supposedly inform users when their email addresses are being… Read More »

MyDoom Is Nasty, So Beware

By | January 27, 2004

Further to my earlier posting, this MyDoom worm looks nasty. I’ve received three already in the past hour, all with different subject lines (or no subject at all), different attachments, but usually with the same content (‘The message cannot be represented in 7-bit ASCII encoding and has been sent as a binary attachment.’ This could be automatic, of… Read More »