Sudden increase of virus-containing emails
SUBJECT: Sudden increase of virus-containing emails
DATE/DAY: Friday January 27, 2006
AREA AFFECTED: All SCS Windows Computer Users
SCS Facilities is currently seeing a large number of virus-containing messages with the subject line: "CCTV still of Rapist" and "Rape on Campus". The e-mail contains various attachments with file extensions of .zip, .pif, .scr, .exe, .cmd. DO NOT OPEN THE ATTACHMENT even though the message instructs you to do so. As a reminder, never open any email attachments unless you are expecting that particular mail message and attachment.
WHAT YOU NEED TO DO:
You should update your anti-virus software regularly. To do so:
- Right-click on the Symantec shield located in your system tray
- Select Open Symantec anti-virus.
- Select Live Update.
If Symantec anti-virus is not loaded on your machine, download the software from:
Please contact the SCS Help Desk at x8-4231 or send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
Thank you for your attention,
SCS Help Desk