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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
<christophe.grandsire@...> wrote:

>En réponse à "Mike S." <mcslason@...>: > >> Warning! >> >> Pay careful attention to any email you receive from "Howlsedhes >> Services" >> 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 address
>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" was
>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's
even 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 be
>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. :-) Regards