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Subject: Re: Virus Warning
From: Doug Crice dcrice@............
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 15:22:43 -0800

A little more advice--

1) Update your anti-virus software often.  They seem to work by having a
data base of known viruses, and many viruses I get are less than 2 weeks

2) The following extensions are all executable programs and can contain


A lot of the ones I get are disguised with familiar extensions near the
end, for example:  nakedcoeds.jpg.pif   (especially deceptive because
pif sounds like gif).
Sounds like an ordinary photo but is really a virus, not that I would
click on any such file.


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