|From:||Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, August 1, 2001, 22:19|
> Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2001 01:41:10 -0400
> From: Roger Mills <romilly@...>
> Is anyone else being besieged by messages (approx. every 5 min.) from
> "chong" at "pkrisc.cc.ukm.my"? I assume _my_ is Myanmar?? This started
> last Sat. orSunday, 7/27-28.
MY is actually Malaysia; Myanmar is MM.
> The subject line varies from one Indonesian word to another, some unfamiliar
> to me. Because of this I suspect my name was found on the Austronesian
> List, but there have been no notices there.
As others have already said: It's most likely the SirCam virus. (Which
Sally warned us about a week or so ago). The subject line is the name
of the attached file (supposedly --- I haven't seen one myself).
> My ISP is quarantining the messages, on the grounds that they contain a
> virus. Occasionally one slips thru, with a file attached, which needless to
> say I don't open.
That is the correct response.
Lars Mathiesen (U of Copenhagen CS Dep) <thorinn@...> (Humour NOT marked)