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    [RC] Fw: Latest Virus (Worm) alert from UofM VirusBusters - superpat

    Hi all,
    My sister who works at U of Mich. teaching staff computer classes, etc. sent
    this warning and I am passing it on.....
    ----- Original Message -----
    Sent: Monday, July 15, 2002 12:48 PM
    Subject: FW: Latest Virus (Worm) alert from UofM VirusBusters
    > To: 'mais.allstaff@xxxxxxxxx'
    > Subject: Latest Virus (Worm) alert from UofM VirusBusters
    > Latest  Virus  ( Worm )
    > Alert....................................................................
    > The following Virus information notes the latest Internet Worm Name to
    > be found on campus and affecting a few people in MAIS today.
    > Please note the Subject line below and delete the email WITHOUT OPENING
    > What follows is the Internet Worm's Characteristics
    > .....................................
    > This mass-mailing worm gathers email addresses from Microsoft Outlook
    > Express mailbox files (.DBX files), the Windows Address Book (.WAB file),
    > .MBX, .EML, and .MDB files to send itself via SMTP using the following
    > information:
    > Subject: Re: Your password!
    > Body: ATTENTION!
    > You can access
    > very important
    > information by
    > this password
    > password to disk
    > use your mind
    > now press
    > cancel
    > Attachments: Decrypt-password.exe
    >                       Password.txt
    > Detection of this variant, W32/Frethem.l@MM, will be included in the 4212
    > dat release.
    > Since most of you get automatic daily updates from the McAfee web site, if
    > you do not
    > open the above attachments, your machine should be ok until the automatic
    > update of
    > the 4212 dat release, in the next 2 to 3 days.
    > As always, please feel free to contact WNS with any questions.
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