I got the following messages in virus alerts, just in the last 24 hours.
Subject: ßdo0ßi4grjj40j09gjijgpüdé From: bustnu @comcast.net Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 20:40:37 -0500 To: tim_garrison @midwaynet.net
+++ Attachment: No Virus found +++ MessageLabs AntiVirus - www.messagelabs.com Suspicious content: File 'id09509.txt.exe' has a forbidden name
(failure email@example.com) From: nkferrante @att.net Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2004 20:44:15 -0500 To: timgarrison @midwaynet.net Suspicious content: File 'message.scr' has a forbidden name
From: feedback @nytimes.com Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 13:09:26 -0400 To: tim_garrison @midwaynet.net
here Suspicious content: File 'jokes.htm.exe' has a forbidden name
Good thing I don't use an email client that would open those attachments automatically, even if they did exist. Really though, it would be really nice if I could turn off those alerts like they told me I could. I don't need to know someone forged an email address and tried to send me a virus.