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Post by zlk » Fri May 07, 2004 12:51 am

If you list your e-mail on the marp page, be careful about viruses. It seems that some of these viruses are harvesting e-mail addresses from the marp site. Then it sends out infected e-mails to marp members with fake e-mail addresses from the other members of marp. I suggest everyone get an anti-virus program just to be safe.

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Post by Takayanagi Mitsuomi » Fri May 07, 2004 8:00 am

whar kind of virus can infect ? trojan?

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Post by diabolik » Fri May 07, 2004 8:39 am

It is netsky.c.

It is a worm that is propagated by either e-mail or P2P networks. It will send e-mail to people in your address book.

It is easy to remove if you get infected.

http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/netsky_c.shtml

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Post by mahlemiut » Fri May 07, 2004 9:59 am

As far as I know, Netsky puts in fake addresses, so whoever is listed in the message as being the sender isn't necessarily where it came from.
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Post by wuzel » Fri May 07, 2004 11:57 am

yap u can be clean and still be listed as a virus sender :(
its a bit pain in da assss :(

i hate virusses :(
It's good 2 be here with U guys :)

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Post by The TJT » Fri May 07, 2004 3:47 pm

Changed my email at marp and here at forums to xxxremovethis@yyy.fi
Been getting too much virus mail in my inbox lately. Allmost opened today one coming from chad...but email subject was obviously trash, so a worm I assume.

The problem is, now I will not get topic reply notification here
and upload that beats my score notification :cry:

I don't care about latter, it's rare :lol: ...but topic notification missing gets to me.

Which one do you say this virus takes email adress from? Marp or forums?
How about TG forums...

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Post by Zwaxy » Fri May 07, 2004 10:22 pm

On MARP you set 2 email addresses - your public address and your private address. The public address is what appears on the site, and what viruses can use, but the private address is only used to contact you. Viruses can't get at that, since it never appears on the web pages. If you remove your public address and leave the private one then you'll still get the "you've been beaten" emails, but won't be helping the viruses to find you.

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Post by The TJT » Sun May 09, 2004 2:44 pm

Thx, handy...
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Post by AL » Mon May 10, 2004 1:52 am

Those Germans were right all those years ago....

They warned about this.......
HAL: " It's puzzling . I've never seen anything quite like this before..? "

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Post by roncli » Thu May 13, 2004 12:25 pm

Aww, and I thought Hisa was just being his friendly self, sending me Netsky to show how good a friend he is! :wink:

/me slips away into the shadows again.
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