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From: Guru4u Support <support () guru4u co uk>
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2004 18:55:44 +0100


This is probably a stupid question but I could do with some confirmation of what I think is happening. I've been receiving a lot of 'return' emails claiming they have been returned as I have a virus. Example below:

A virus was found in a message sent by this

--- Scan information follows ---

Result: Virus Detected
Virus Name: W32.Netsky.C () mm
File Attachment: posting.txt.com
Attachment Status: deleted

--- Original message information follows ---

From: ************* () guru4u co uk
To: ********.com
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2004 23:32:12 +0100
Subject: SPAM: the truth?
Received: from netcel.com ([])
by nospam.netcel.com (SAVSMTP with SMTP id M2004042323185126674
for ********.com>; Fri, 23 Apr 2004 23:18:52 +0100

I have up to now guessed these were down to 'someone' else's pc infected with netsky or mydoom but after a lull I have been bombarded with loads of such mails over the course of the day.

I would just like some reassurance that this is indeed due to other people infected boxes rather mine. I have of course run several full system scans with Norton av with the latest definitions etc and do use a firewall, Spybot etc.

I've googled and this starts to confirm my suspicions but isn't authorative.

Thanks in advance,


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