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Subject: Re: UKNM: this may be a false alarm, but....
From: Casper Moller
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 1998 18:20:21 GMT

Allie Symonds wrote:

> Hi Dom,
> Interesting point, (you are very right about the alert being the best method
> of sending something quickly... a case in point)
> Techie, an e-mail cannot send a virus per se. E-mail clients are all
> different, and none (as far as I know) _open_ attachments automatically.

Some e-mail clients can be set to open attachments directly, thereby making
these e-mail viruses extremely dangerous.

> So, opening and reading the e-mail has no effect, running an executable on
> the the other hand, could prove fatal.
> I'm just checking Microsoft site now to check if they really did say what
> this 'alert/virus' says. I'll let you know if anything suspicious occurs....
> Allie Symonds
> Marketing Manager
> Sequence Collective Ltd
> t: +44 1222 252555
> f: +44 1222 252444
> e: allieatsequence [dot] co [dot] uk

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