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Comments on Monday 26 January 2004:
Eurgh, a horrifically virulent new virus that has either affected at least 40 people whose address books contain my email address, or that sends itself out several times per infectee and has infected fewer. Regardless, I have received 40 copies of this virus in my email in the last twelve hours, and the virus was first discovered today according to McAfee. If my contact with it is any indication, the internet will be stumbling around drunkenly for a few days this week, then, as all its bandwidth gets devoured by people who run executable attachments from strangers.

But at least it's called "MyDoom". That's pretty cool. Even if it is also known as "Shimg", "MIMAIL" and "Novarg", which are rubbish names. Unfortunately, it also means I've had to add zip files to the list of types as attachments from non-white-listed sources that result in messages being silently deleted at the server. [20:34]

James
Impressively enough, Netnation is already blocking MyDoom. I've received 'this virus has been stopped' notices, but no viruses.

This would be even more impressive if they did something about all the other crap they let through.

AttackOfTheSpam
And now I have the Doom Song stuck in my head. Doom... doom doom doom... doom doom... doom doom doom DOOM doom doooooom...

Nightshade
Ah, yes. New virus. I've been bombarded by it, too. 33 copies got past my spam filter. Many more didn't. Thanks for providing its name, though. Now I know what to mutter about in my sleep.

Nameless
If computer viruses are what you mutter in your sleep, I REALLY don't want to know what's you're dreaming about, Shade.

Digi
I don't want to know it's shoe size, I don't want know it's wallet colour; what else shall we tell people we don't want to know about?
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