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Hello. As i wanted to get an activation key for the squeezenetworkt, i got every time following answer from the provider (or virusscanner)
reported that you were sent an E-mail from email@example.com, containing the [Outlook 'CR' Vulnerability] virus in the [No attachment] attachment. The subject of the E-mail was "SqueezeNetwork activation".
The E-mail containing the virus has been quarantined to prevent further damage.
is there a virus or do i have to talk to my provider?
In article <Burgh.20edqb (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com>,
Burgh<Burgh.20edqb (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com> wrote:
> reported that you were sent an E-mail from
> registration (AT) squeezenetwork (DOT) com, containing the [Outlook 'CR'
> Vulnerability] virus in the [No attachment] attachment. The subject of
> the E-mail was "SqueezeNetwork activation".
> The E-mail containing the virus has been quarantined to prevent further
> is there a virus or do i have to talk to my provider?
Looks like their scanner is broken to me. I doubt there is a virus called
'Vulnerability' (I suspect that's a merge field that's supposed to be filled
in by the scanner). Also, the 'No attachment' attachment is unlikely to
contain *anything*, much less a virus :)
And since last I checked, Squeezenetwork is running Debian Linux boxes, I really doubt an Outlook Virus could infect them unless MS ported Outlook to Linux and someone is actually using it on a server....
Actually, "Outlook 'CR' Vulnerability" is a real security concern:
In this case, it's probably just a misformatted message so I wouldn't worry about it.
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