Any explanations gratefully recieved.

David Sullivan David.Sullivan at BARNET.AC.UK
Wed Mar 20 10:13:52 GMT 2002

On 20 Mar 2002 at 11:00, Shane Kelly wrote:

> I got a call from a user who reported a virus in an email - this is such an
> unusual occurrence these days that I went personally to get the details.
> The following are the headers from the email, and the log entry pertaining to
> it. Any thoughts ?

> SUBJECT: #_èr ,
> ]m04UoY2©ð7<«C¯9O©zMbY6k

> mailscanner is a mail gateway with mailscanner/sophos installation, the virus
> reported was magistra.

See a previous thread on this:

The headers of your message show that exactly the same virus and reasons that
it was missed are involved.


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