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FW: COE Messaging Update
From: LARRY ENSMINGER [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, June 26, 2000 11:36 AM
To: Mike Brown; Larry Dix; Susan Martin; Tracy Flagg
Subject: Fw: COE Messaging Update
Here is an FYI on a new virus floating around. Be aware!!!
Susan, perhap you should broadcast it to all Global people.
----- Original Message -----
From: Ensminger, Jan B <email@example.com>
To: Larry (E-mail) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, June 26, 2000 7:04 AM
Subject: FW: COE Messaging Update
> fyi--new virus
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: COE User Communications
> > Sent: Friday, June 23, 2000 3:06 PM
> > Subject: COE Messaging Update
> > COE Messaging Update
> > AUDIENCE
> > All EDS Employees connecting to COE messaging servers (EDS Microsoft
> > Exchange servers for Outlook E-Mail).
> > PURPOSE
> > The purpose of this communication is to inform you of the current status
> > of the messaging environment in the wake of the latest virus attack and
> > some of the actions you should take to protect yourself from the virus.
> > DETAILS
> > You may continue to see messages and possibly attachments related to the
> > Life Stages worm virus. The messaging servers continue to run
> > software that in most cases will strip virus attachments. However, you
> > may see a delay between the time the message appears in your inbox and
> > time the virus attachment is stripped from the message.
> > Note: If you have incoming mail going directly to a personal folder
> > (.PST) on your hard drive or alternative location rather than your
> > server-based inbox, the monitoring software will NOT strip any virus
> > attachment, and will allow the entire mail message with the attachment
> > be deposited in your personal folder.
> > At NO time, should the message be opened.
> > You should delete the message(s) and
> > Empty your "Deleted Items" folder.
> > This virus multiplies itself when a user opens a message containing a
> > of the virus. Should this happen, the Messaging Operations Team will
> > disable the user's ability to send mail in order to minimize the impact
> > the system. If your ability to send mail is disabled, you'll receive a
> > message. If this happens, remove the virus from your infected PC and
> > your Regional COE HelpDesk to confirm the virus removal. Once the virus
> > removal is confirmed, the HelpDesk will initiate a request to re-instate
> > your ability to send mail.
> > RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
> > Do not open the message. Delete the message(s) and empty your "Deleted
> > Items" folder. Follow the virus protection guidelines sent out by the
> > security team.
> > VIRUS ALERT
> > Please visit the Virus Alert Web site at:
> > tins/lifestages.html.
> > ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE
> > For further assistance, please contact your Regional HelpDesk:
> > http://www.mail.eds.com/outlook/helpdesknumbers.html.
> > COMMENTS
> > The USER BULLETIN is a communication tool of the COE Services team.
> > Bulletins are designed to provide action and awareness information to
> > COE Services customer. Bulletins are distributed on a regular basis via
> > system-generated distribution lists. Bulletins are also archived on the
> > COE web site at: https://www.ti.eds.com/ti/COE/index.htm. Please send
> > comments about COE Services to the Manager of COE User Communications
> > using the mailbox listed in the Exchange Address list as COE User
> > Communications. Kindly direct all questions of a troubleshooting or
> > technical nature to your Regional HelpDesk.