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Re: netbot'd ?

Hugo Vanwoerkom writes:
> Anyway I received via my ISP's email server several emails that claimed
> my box sent out thousands of emails over the weekend.

The message was not from your ISP.  

> It asked me to open + execute an attached file for an explanation of how
> to avoid it. (Which I did not)

If you had opened that file under Microsoft Windows your machine soon
_would_ have been sending out thousands of spams.  It was a trojan and the
message a trick to try to get you to open it.
John Hasler

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