[Dixielandjazz] Warning. --- Possible viruses through this mailinglist...

G. William Oakley gwilliamoakley at earthlink.net
Mon Mar 1 12:34:27 PST 2004

My Norton just flagged the very message you cite.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Craig Johnson" <civanj at adelphia.net>
To: <Dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Cc: "Robert S. Ringwald" <ringwald at calweb.com>
Sent: Monday, March 01, 2004 11:39 AM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] Warning. --- Possible viruses through this

> I have received and am still receiving notes which purport to
> be from this mailing list and this site. First DON'T OPEN ANY
> ATTACHMENTS from here until this is resolved.
> At the same time, I was prevented from posting to this site the other
> day -- of course I might have gotten the address wrong -- we'll see
> if this gets posted -- so I've sent Bob Ringwald another note anyway.
> (I think I left out the."ml" part of the address -- using an old address
> book entry.)
> ANYWAY, there is still a problem
> There were a couple of posts from Meg Graf from Uoregon.edu which said
> "waiting for your report" -- with an attachment. I questioned it in a note
> to her
> and she said she NEVER sent it. Just today my spam catcher got a note
> and marked  it "possible virus". It had sent from h-01 at ml.islandnet.com.
> It too was suspicious. Its subject was "Your document" and the body of the
> note said "your file is attached." Of course I have not opened it and in
> fact
> will delete it on the server without downloading it at all. Somehow -- we
> have a
> problem here with someone trying to mess us up.
> Luckily I scan the messages subject line and content for certain things
> before
> I accept them as from this list, but at least the one supposedly from Meg
> included
> what I scan for. The others did not.
> To Bob Ringwald ) --I also got a "mailing list reminder" from
> at
> ml.islandnet.com which suggests I can modify my membership by link to a
> URL on the site. I hope that this is legit (I think it may be) because it
> contained
> my password in open text. (NOt a great idea anyway.)
> Regards to all
> Craig Johnson
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