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Has anyone seen this one?

Thor A Tandy P.Eng, MCSCE
Victoria BC
e-mail: vicpeng(--nospam--at)
Subject: Fw: Confirmed virus warning

> This is new, and the other sites don't have it yet -- but NETA is one of
the legitimate sources. Note the last sentence which tells you what to watch
out for.
> ==========================
> An alert was issued Tuesday for two variants of the infamous Melissa virus,
> which took down more than 100,000 computers earlier this year.
> AVERT, the Anti-Virus Emergency Response Team, a division of NAI Labs at
> Network Associates Inc. (NETA), has ranked the new strains as medium risk
> viruses.
> Like their predecessor, the two new Melissas -- Melissa.U and Melissa
V. --
> arrive via an infected Word document e-mail attachment. The viruses have a
> subject line of "pictures" or "My Pictures", as well as the sender's
> username. The documents are marked with "Please Check Outlook Inbox Mail".
> ____________________________________________________
> Tim Hicks, ABC - Content Strategist
> TRH Communications, Victoria, B.C. (
> President, Web Enthusiasts Assoc. of Victoria (