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-----Messaggio Originale-----
Da: Stefano Maero <stefano at euresis.it>
A: <consumocritico at peacelink.it>
Data invio: martedì 27 novembre 2001 11.43
Oggetto: virus in lista

> ciao a tutti/e,
> alcuni degli ultimi messaggi girati in lista avevano con sé un virus...
> per cortesia, aggiornate il vostro antivirus, specie chi usa Outlook come
cliente di posta elettronica...
> il nuovo virus (una variante di un virus di qualche tempo fa) si chiama
W32.badtrans.b@mm e potete avere informazioni su di esso alle pagine
> http://vil.nai.com/vil/virusSummary.asp?virus_k=99069
http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.badtrans.b at mm.ht
> Un saluto,
> Stefano
> ___________________________
> Stefano Maero - stefano at euresis.it