From: Richard Chalk (richard_at_chalk.ws)
Date: Fri Dec 20 2002 - 22:43:23 EST
You might suggest that he invest in a good anti-virus program. If you track
such things on a site like Techbargains.com, you will find that they are
often virtually free. They are definitely cheaper than the "Disinfection"
he is going to pay for...
From: thinkpad-admin_at_stderr.org [mailto:thinkpad-admin_at_stderr.org]On
Behalf Of Dr. Jeffrey Race
Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 10:21 PM
To: David Ross
Cc: Thinkpad Users Group
Subject: Re: [Thinkpad] OT: Mercy mission
On Fri, 20 Dec 2002 09:40:12 -1000, David Ross wrote:
> This is actually an unusual situation, in that with modern worms that
spoof the email FROM: field one cannot usually identify the infected
It was just an accident that I recognized the source: I recognized the
rDNS of the IP address to which I had connected his machine.
Thanks to all for your help. It is KLEZ.H and he is on his way to
a computer shop for disinfection. (He has a PhD and was formerly
chairman of a bank, but as for computers, he is the perfect "point
and drool" user. I do not dare do it myself as the Trend Micro
disinfection routine specifies to modify the Registry. I have never
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