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Eeyore's Pal
09-11-2001, 05:04 PM
Just not sure about this . . . Maybe I'm over cautious.

I received an email from "Hahaha" with a subject of "Snow White: The Real Story."
Message text alluded to some joke and attachment was "joke.exe."

I deleted the whole thing without opening the attachment.

I don't know if anyone else received this? But it just looked like the kind of virus message that maybe was aimed at people who subscribed to any kind of Disney site.

Anyway . . . If any of you receive this message, or something similar, my advice is don't open it! -- just delete it. Better safe than sorry.

Luv2Roam
09-11-2001, 05:31 PM
I make it a point to never open exe e-mails.

Eeyore's Pal
09-11-2001, 05:31 PM
I have received confirmation that the attachment in the email message I mentioned above is indeed a virus!

Kitster
09-11-2001, 10:50 PM
Do NOT open the email....do NOT run the .exe file !!!
Delete the entire email...empty your deleted file and do
a defrag on your computer. This may be over-kill, but it's
better to overly cautious than to loose everything on your
hard-drive because you accidentally launch this program.

If you would like more information about the Snow White virus,
here is a link to Symantec :

www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w95.hybris.gen.html

BouncyTigger
09-11-2001, 11:09 PM
I have received the same email many times, I delete it everytime.

Brise Nannie
09-12-2001, 07:33 AM
Thanks for the word of caution!

JudithM
09-12-2001, 08:21 AM
I tend to delete any email when I do not know/recognize the sender. Thank you for the word of caution.