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Klez Virus (was RE: BLU server and spam))

My wife uses Norton, and it has no problem detecting the Klez worm.
On 24 May 2002 at 9:50, Bill Horne wrote:

> Because Klez tries to infect target machines by using the IE 5x malformed 
> MIME bug, it's attachments don't show up in my version of Netscape. 
> Paradoxically, this malformed header ALSO prevents Norton AV from 
> recognizing that the file contains the virus!
> I had to change the content-type in the email before Norton tripped, which 
> I consider a lapse in Norton's detection mechanism.

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
Associate Director
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