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security risk or a "backdoor" program

The_Beeman
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I recived an E mail that said security risk or a "backdoor" program!
Some hellp please!
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Luc FrankenEMEA Server Engineer
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Hi The_Beeman,

A little more information would be helpful...
what kind of e-mail, was it a warning?
Did your virusscanner react?
Something else?

Greetings,

LucF

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As a general rule don't open e-mails posing as an alert from a virus company etc since they will never actually e-mail you.

As it says a "backdoor" it most likely is posing as a solution to your computers "supposed" weakness. My advice is not to open the e-mail and in fact actually delete it. If you are concerned about your computer's security get zone alarm personal addition for free and also a reputable antivirus software.

Regards,

Hypoviax
Emails are like a box of chocolates
You never know what is in there!
Luc FrankenEMEA Server Engineer
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lol!
It sounds like spam. I get ads like that all the time. But yeah - just because you're paranoid, that doesn't mean they aren't out to get you :)

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bloemkool1980 You never know what are you gona get!

this is the masage:
""""""Attention: the_beeman@email.hinet.hr
A virus was found in an Email message you sent.
This Email scanner intercepted it and stopped the entire message
reaching its destination.
The virus was reported to be:
is a security risk or a "backdoor" program
Please update your virus scanner or contact your IT support
personnel as soon as possible as you have a virus on your system.
Your message was sent with the following envelope:
MAIL FROM: the_beeman@email.hinet.hr
RCPT TO:   pcelarstvo-request@agr.hr
... and with the following headers:
MAILFROM: the_beeman@email.hinet.hr
Received: from unknown (HELO agr.hr) (195.29.101.122)
  by mail.agr.hr with SMTP; 7 Apr 2004 07:34:30 -0000
From: the_beeman@email.hinet.hr
To: pcelarstvo-request@agr.hr
Subject: Re: Excel file
Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 09:32:57 +0200
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
boundary="----=_NextPart_000_0008_00003CC8.00004C92"
X-Priority: 3
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal""""""


By the way I do not have a virus scaner (cool ha,or dum). I think that I did send an email to this address. Some sugestiones! What about that zone alarm?
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Ok I think I got it. But for the second time I do not have a virus scaner and I dont want one. thenks for your help
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