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Old 05-01-2004, 05:24 PM   #1
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**help** worm.somefool.p


i just checked my email and i have some odd email from some place i have never visited, an email ive never seen, ya know? and it says I sent them a virus called worm.somefool.p ive checked the AVG database and it doesnt list it. my question: is thhhis a virus or some BS spam thing? and if indeed it is a virus..... where the hell did it come from? but more importantly how do i kill it? i run suse 9 personal

anyone got any recommendations for good anti-virus stuff for linux?
 
Old 05-01-2004, 06:02 PM   #2
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It is not you, but a fellow w-user that happened to have your email in his outlook address book (and other virus too).
 
Old 05-01-2004, 06:14 PM   #3
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theres no way a virus that exists in the hard drive with windows on it could have gotten into my linux drive is there?
 
Old 05-01-2004, 08:55 PM   #4
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No.

Well, there have been some experiments on trying to run some viruses in windows emulator(wine), but there haven't been very much success yet.
 
  


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