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Re: regarding happy99 virus

On Fri, 30 Apr 1999 01:27:12 -0600, "bj.trapp"
<bk.trapp@sk.sympatico.ca> wrote:

>      I was wondering whose virus scanner picked up on the
>happy99 virus.  I recognized the name and didn't open it,
>but was surprised that it came right through Norton's Virus
>Scan.  I have it running all the time but it downloaded the
>message without a murmur.  I specifically aimed it at the
>directory holding the mail and it gave it a clean bill of
>health.  Then I put that message in its own directory and it
>still didn't pick up on it.

ME: Most virus scan programs will not recognize a virus until you
actually try to run or open it.  
Mark Evanier's e-mail address is: me@evanier.com
OFFICE: 363 S. Fairfax Ave., #303 - Los Angeles, CA 90036