From: David H. Lipman (DLipman~nospam~_at_Verizon.Net)
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2004 10:33:23 -0500
Please report back your results.
"Jane" <email@example.com> wrote in message
| Are you able to help me ?
| >-----Original Message-----
| >Excuse me - What are YOU talking about ?
| >If you post to UseNet with your TRUE, not a munged, email
| address then you have invited the
| >Swen Internet worm [aka; W32/Gibe-F] to visit you.
| >The Swen is news spelled backwards. The reason it is
| called this is because the Swen worm
| >harvests email addresses from UseNet News Groups. It has
| an engine that allows it to post
| >itself to UseNet News Groups as well as it has its own
| email engine. From the list of
| >email addresses that it has harvested, it will then email
| itself to those addresses.
| ><firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
| >| I have now disabled this email address to stop the
| >| from sending more cr*p through to me. Where do you
| >| get off ?
| >| >-----Original Message-----
| >| >Help,
| >| >
| >| >My system has got a virus that has disabled my Norman
| >| Anti-
| >| >Virus Software. I have installed Symantec Norton Anti-
| >| >Virus but this tells me the system is clean. It
| >| isn't !
| >| >My system is running really slowly and I can't get onto
| >| >the internet, it cuts me off just as its checking my
| >| >password (I'm having to use someone else's PC. Does
| >| >mean a total rebuild or is there a solution? Please
| >| don't
| >| >talk in techy speak as I am not technical. Thanks
| >| >.
| >| >