[texhax] Pernicious message

Gavin Baker gav at supercowpowers.org
Wed Mar 3 04:14:23 CET 2004

Yiannis N. Moschovakis wrote:

>    The following message came and most likely carries some virus---the 
> attachmnt unzips to an executable. I thought it might be useful to 
> you, though I doubt it. (I am on the texhax mailing list, but have no 
> email account with TUG, whatever that means,)

za at toro za $ file cvkqx.exe
cvkqx.exe: MS-DOS executable (EXE), OS/2 or MS Windows
za at toro za $ clamscan cvkqx.exe
cvkqx.exe: Worm.Bagle.J FOUND
----------- SCAN SUMMARY -----------
Known viruses: 20359
Scanned directories: 0
Scanned files: 1
Infected files: 1
Data scanned: 0.01 Mb
I/O buffer size: 131072 bytes
Time: 0.323 sec (0 m 0 s)

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