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what do i do about virus email and the ip included?

PostPosted: Sun Jul 24, 2005 8:30 pm
by islander278
i received a virus in a zip file in a message from ip address 67.34.36.16

sccrmxc21.comcast.net

what can i do about this?

Re: what do i do about virus email and the ip included?

PostPosted: Mon Jul 25, 2005 7:08 am
by bfolkens
islander278 wrote:i received a virus in a zip file in a message from ip address 67.34.36.16

sccrmxc21.comcast.net

what can i do about this?


The way email is routed, it's sometimes hard to guarantee the message actually came from that IP address. However, I would advise that you forward the original message as an attachment (without the virus obviously) to Comcast for further analysis. Sadly, many windows machines are infected with Trojans/Worms/etc that repeatedly send out false emails with viruses like this without the owner's knowledge.