Re: ATTN: Virus Warning
|From:||Mike S. <mcslason@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, May 25, 2002, 18:34|
On Sat, 25 May 2002 19:34:41 +0200, Christophe Grandsire
>En réponse à "Mike S." <mcslason@...>:
>> Pay careful attention to any email you receive from "Howlsedhes
>> and do not save any attached files.
>> I just received a very suspicious executable file from this person.
>> My guess is that his machine has a virus.
>You received that too!! Strangely enough, although the e-mail addresslooked
>familiar to me (it was a carrot@... something, which is an address which
>belongs to somebody on the list I'm sure), the "Howlsedhes Services" wasnot
>normal. Luckily, my webmail is so primitive that it prevents virtually any
>virus to enter my computer though e-mail (that's the advantage of a webmail
>that doesn't accept anything else than plain text :)) ). In fact, it'seven for
>this very reason that I wouldn't want this webmail to begin accepting more
>elevated formats like HTML (I receive it as plain text, but can open a new
>window to see it correctly, so it's not that much of a problem).
>Hehe, sometimes, using a tool less advanced than the ones available can bean
>advantage :)) .
I did a quick websearch on this guy and discovered that name
and email address appearing on a yahoo group called celticonlang.
So the person is definitely a conlanger--albeit one who should
take a look at his computer. :-)