paypal virus

  tedz 20:46 19 Nov 2003
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i've just had 8 e mails to two accounts purportedly from paypal.com

they have an attachment called click here, anybody else had them

and does anybody know what virus it launches??

  BarryKeith 20:52 19 Nov 2003

Not had them myself, but have heard about them. They are nasty things that try to spread themselves to your friends and phone home with any credit card info they find.

  tedz 20:53 19 Nov 2003

i didn't mean to create a "click here" just wanted to write the attachment name,

how can you stop it turning into a "click here" link?!!

w32.mimail.j@mm.html" title="http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.mimail.j@mm.html" TARGET="_new">click here

the w32.mimailJ@mm virus

  Jester2K II 21:49 19 Nov 2003
  DIYgirl 11:39 21 Nov 2003

I had this email arrive yesterday--luckily I was suspicious as it detailed an email address I don't use with Paypal. I've deleted the message without opening the attachment, do I need to do anything else?

  Jester2K II 11:54 21 Nov 2003

Nope - just keep your AV up to date..

  Bren.ie 11:55 21 Nov 2003

Just got this advice today about a virus disguised as an e-mail message from PayPal.
see
click here

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