the virus

koos de heer koosdhr at
Fri Oct 8 14:23:23 PDT 1999

Hi Chris,

At 01:16 08-10-1999 -0700, you wrote:
>Could anybody tell me if I got happy.exe if I receive the list in digest
>form?  I didn't see an attachment to Audrey's email, just a lot of ASCII

the ascii gibberish is the encoded attachment.
(that's one of the reasons it is not such a good
idea to send attachments.)

if you see the gibberish, the attachment has
not been decoded and can not harm you.


koos de heer
auryn management advies
utrecht, netherlands
mailto:koosdhr at

>From  Fri Oct  8 18:08:25 1999
Message-Id: <FRI.8.OCT.1999.180825.0400.>
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 1999 18:08:25 -0400
Reply-To: abc at
From: Audrey Coward <abc at>
Organization: Audrey Coward and Associates
Subject: Re: virus
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

> Idid not send an attachment with mypoem. i received the virus from afriend about two weeksago . I didn't know nor did she that it was a virus. I opened it and it did no damage to my computer. No one else has informed me that it has been attaching itself to my e-mails. HELP! does anybody know what I should be doing?




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