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Re: [turbobike] Warning.

TachMax & Boss Lady (tachmax@mediaone.net)
Fri, 5 Mar 1999 14:19:27 -0500

bill... this is me... give me a clue.. not very computer literate... my
email had an attachment?? I was doing just a std reply through mail.... can
you send that email back to me??  Cobra corp techie had sent me an email
some kind of freakie fireworks video that I did open about the same time.

early on setting up PC dell disabled virus tool I had and never turned it
back on.
do you know what this virus most likely did to my desktop?
that is my email address here at mediaone.... std mediaone acct I assume
sorry everyone... I'll turn my virus stuff back on again.  Paul B... thanx
bill.  last email until I activate virus checker..
-----Original Message-----
From: Bill Charette <five0@skypoint.com>
>I don't know what to make of this, but, the person who wrote in about the
>vmax from the email address
>TachMax & Boss Lady <tachmax@mediaone.net>
>sent me as an encoded attachment the happy99.exe virus
>fortunately for me, 1) I know my shit about computers and 2) I read this
>list on a unix server without any of it hitting my PC.
>At first I was willing to give this guy the benefit of the doubt, however,
>I noticed his email address, and it's bogus.  How do I know this? I have a
>cable modem from MediaOne and all their cable modem addresses are in the
>format XX.mediaone.net, whereby XX is the two letter abbreviation of your
>state (mn.mediaone.net in my case).  Internal mediaone employee addresses
>are mediaone.com.  The other thing that made me a non-believer (to
>mutilate the Monkee's masterpiece) is the fact that there IS no such
>server as mediaone.net.  Try pinging it.
>Keep your eyes open for him
>Bill Charette
>Five0@skypoint.com | http://www.skypoint.com/~five0             DoD:#1915
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