[email protected] is inching it's way across the Net!

Question

Symantec response reports [email protected] level 3 email worm found on 8-1-03!

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This question was answered on August 1, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

[email protected] is level 3 worm that has attacked email users across the Web It uses its own SMTP server to spread by email

The email message has the following characteristics:

Subject: your account %s

Attachment: Message.zip

Message:

Hello there,

I would like to inform you about important information regarding your email address This email address will be expiring Please read attachment for details.

Best regards,

Administrator

Most Windows operating systems are affected.

Get complete instruction on protection and removal from Symantec at:

<a href= "http://sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/[email protected]"> http://sarc.com/avcenter/venc/data/[email protected]mm.html</a>

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Posted by Michal of Data Doctors on August 1, 2003