Urgent Beagle J Alert!
URGENT VIRUS ALERT!
This alert is being provided to customers of Mainstream Security
Services - www.mainstream.net and www.esecurityguy.com
There is a new variant of the W32.Beagle e-mail virus (variant J)
being circulated which are convincingly designed to entice users into
opening their infected attachments. We have been seeing a high number
of attacks since last evening, March 2nd, 2004.
Customers using Mainstream's MailStream should be unaffected. Any
e-mail being processed by Mainstream's systems will automatically
remove any infection.
All users should be various cautious when connecting to outside e-mail
services, such as hotmail, netscape, yahoo, AOL, etc. E-mail
retrieved directly from these sites is not cleaned by the base
The e-mail is addressed directly to a specific user, and appears to
come from support@ (your domain), management@ (your domain),
administration@ (your domain) or another administrative account and
contains the following text [sic]:
Dear user, the management of (YourDomain) mailing system wants to
let you know that,
Our antivirus software has detected a large ammount of viruses
outgoing from your email account, you may use our free anti-virus tool
to clean up your computer software.
Please, read the attach for further details.
Attached file protected with the password for security reasons.
Password is xxxxx.
The (YourDomain) team
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