Well, here I am with another virus announcement. My virus-checker found
this one today...and oh, is it sneaky. The email text tries to gain your
trust and then... BAM... the attachment is actually a virus. Don't believe
it. Here's what the World Wide Web Chamber of Commerce
<http://www.webchamber.com/Community/Security/Alerts.asp?5> has to say on this:
This virus, [email protected], is a more virulent version of previous
viruses including [email protected] and [log in to unmask] This new virus
attempts to gain your trust by posing as a special antivirus application that
you are at dire risk if you do not install.
McAfee alerts us that home users are at a higher risk of infection than
corporate users, and urges home users to install or update their virus
software immediately as this infection is rapidly spreading through the
So, don't open the attachment and you should be find from this one.
McAfee is one of the more prominent Anti-virus software makers
<http://www.mcafee.com/anti-virus/default.asp>. The other really famous
one is Norton Anti-Virus <http://www.symantec.com/product/> by Symantec.