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You want it when?
8th Nov 2002, 15:59
There is a web site called www.friend-greeting.com that sends greeting cards on your behalf to everyone in your outlook mail box. It's pretty benign but hammers system performance.


It looks like a pal has sent you an web card

YWIW, you have a greeting card from Robert Cinch.

And the body...

YWIW,

Robert has sent you a greeting card -- a postcard from Friend-Greetings.com.
You can pickup your greeting card at Friend-Greetings.com by clicking on the
link below.

http://www.friend-greeting.com/203746/pickup.html?code=Jonathan.&id=8667678688

Message:
------------------------------------------------------------
YWIW.
I just sent you a greeting card - please pick it up.
Robert
------------------------------------------------------------

Just a friendly warning - we've blocked the web site at work.

PaperTiger
8th Nov 2002, 17:19
Not strictly speaking a virus (it won't run unless you choose to install it), but definitely an address book worm. :mad:

Details and removal instructions:
http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_99760.htm

Grainger
8th Nov 2002, 17:32
:mad: :mad: :mad:

I got this one - fortunately my firewall blocked it on the way out so don't think it sent any out .

And what exactly is the purpose of the "trusted content" certificates if any virus-writing lowlife can get one ???

If I get my hands on the scumbags who write this stuff...

PaperTiger
8th Nov 2002, 18:51
If I get my hands on the scumbags who write this stuff...
This one's no secret (information from any 'whois' service), but I'll suppress sensitive stuff in deference to the moderator:

Domain Name friend-greeting.com

registered by Ricardo Alfaro

Permissioned Media Inc.
xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Panama City
Zona 6
PA

Domain Created 30 October 2002
Domain Expires 30 October 2004
Last updated on 2 November 2002


Administrative Contact:
Handle:
Ricardo Alfaro
Permissioned Media Inc.
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Panama City
Zona 6
PA
Tel: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Fax:
E-mail: [email protected]