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Subject: Re: WARNING: possible virus on this list
From: Mike Holden (
Date: 2003-07-08

Brian Wolven said:
> spidermagnet wrote:
>> Friends in Rockbox,
>> I just got two emails from junk addresses addressed to my rockbox list
>> address. They are containing zip files of a dangerous nature. _Do not
>> open them_.
>> It probably indaicates thhat someone in the list is infected; You may
>> want to check your system for a virus.
> I received such an email also (just one copy), containing worm
> w32.sobig.E as an attachment, with Re: Movies as the subject line. As
> long as you do not open/execute the attachment it does no harm. If
> you're not running windows, you need not worry, of course. =)

This email was stripped out upstream from me, but I subsequently received
3 emails telling ME I had a virus! I think it's one of those that spoof
addresses ;-( I use Linux, so am not too worried about this <smug look> !

Mike Holden

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