Peter Sheil (petersheil) wrote,
Peter Sheil
petersheil

VIRUS ALERT: W32/Goner-A worm spreading widely

Just received

hope none of you get it

peter
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EMERGENCY ALERT: W32/Goner-A worm spreading widely

Sophos has received a number of reports of users
receiving a new, in-the-wild, virus called
W32/Goner-A.

Sophos has issued protection against W32/Goner-A,
and is recommending customers update their copies
of Sophos Anti-Virus to protect against it.

W32/Goner-A arrives as an email attachment with the
following characeteristics:

Subject: Hi

Message text:
How are you ?
When I saw this screen saver, I immediately thought
about you
I am in a harry, I promise you will love it!

Attached filename: GONE.SCR

To read more about W32/Goner-A and download protection
please visit the Sophos website:

http://www.sophos.com

Sophos recommends customers adopt a policy of "safe
computing" in conjunction with up-to-date anti-virus
software to reduce the threat of computer viruses. For
more details please see:

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/articles/safehex.html


Regards

Sophos Anti-Virus
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