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    ABW Ambassador Packy's Avatar
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    FBI/CIA Virus
    Is anyone getting a bunch of emails with a zip file attached to it claiming it is from the FBI or CIA asking you to answer questions about visiting illegal sites. I'm getting pounded with them the last couple of days

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    It's a virus. My ISP is blocking them. Can't remember which virus though. I believe there's something nasty floating around AOL at the moment.

    If the FBI ever did decide to investigate me I think they'd die of boredom.

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    Thanks Rhea,

    I kind of figured it was a virus but wanted to make sure it wasn't just me or that my kids weren't going where they aren't suppose to, lol.

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    I got about 100 of 'em yesterday

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    Yep, they're pounding it. Getting hundreds a day. Another PITA to mess with. *sigh*
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    Details can be read from here:

    New Sober Worm Spoofs FBI, CIA Nov. 22, 2005
    A fast-spreading variation on the long-running Sober worm is using extremely effective tactics to trick users.

    A new variation of the long-running Sober worm uses extremely effective tactics to trick users into infecting their PCs, security companies said Tuesday, including posing as messages from the FBI and CIA.

    http://www.informationweek.com/story...leID=174401321

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    I only got one email like that. I thought it was very inventive though. I get about 10-15 pieces of spam a day I suppose. But you know, when I don't get any, I sort of miss it. I mean getting innundated with spam is bad, but a few doesn't bother me. You know sometimes I'm disappointed when I look at my email and there is nothing there.

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    My server-based antivirus software stopped them all, but I did see about 10 of them on my Yahoo mail account.
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