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Subject: Re: The language barrier........

Author: Michael Yee

Date: 18:16:00 05/30/05

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On May 30, 2005 at 20:47:09, Christopher Conkie wrote:

>Well I honestly can't see it anywhere if it does Michael. There is also the
>issue that the Fafis 2.0 was both compressed and encrypted. Believe me when I
>say that I hope I am wrong. What do you think based on all known information
>about this worm? Can you see anywhere that this worm attaches itself to files?
>It does not look good from where I'm sat.

Actually, I was very surprised when my antivirus detected the file created by
fafis and said it was a worm. And I agree with you that available info on the
web points to a conventional mechanism for spreading. My main point was that a
different mechanism seemed "possible" (not necessarily probable).


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