Holland & Hart, a law firm that was supposed to be representing me, has attempted to infect my computer via email:

Status: U
X-ELNK-AV: 4
X-ELNK-SYS: 1
Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 16:11:17 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <200505041611.1dtt1p5tf3NZFpF35@mx-a065a28.pas.sa.earthlink.net>
To: bbankscla@earthlink.net
From: "EarthLink Customer Support Team"
Subject: EarthLink Virus Blocker: Message from info@hollandhart.com Quarantined


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EARTHLINK VIRUS BLOCKER MESSAGE STATUS
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MESSAGE QUARANTINED

Virus Detected: W32.Sober.O@mm!enc


Message Details:
From: info@hollandhart.com
To: lubillhanley@earthlink.net
Subject: FwD: Your Password
Date: Wed, 04 May 2005 23:09:25 UTC


EarthLink Virus Blocker has quarantined a message sent to
you because it contains a virus that cannot be removed or
disabled.


Quarantined messages are automatically deleted three days
after they are received.


To learn how to access quarantined messages, visit:


http://www.earthlink.net/myaccount/help/virusblocker/#quarantine


Neither "bbankscla@earthlink.net" nor "lubillhanley@earthlink.net" are my email address but the message did come through to my email address, where it was apparently intended. A similar worm was successful at crashing my computer in 2003 and there have been other suspicious attacks against my computer, including within 24 hours of the above - with exactly the same worm:


Status: U
X-ELNK-AV: 4
X-ELNK-SYS: 1
Date: Thu, 5 May 2005 09:52:56 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <200505050952.1dtJAN1mc3NZFpD35@mx-a065a19.pas.sa.earthlink.net>
To: bbankscla@earthlink.net
From: "EarthLink Customer Support Team"
Subject: EarthLink Virus Blocker: Message from mth63@hotmail.com Quarantined


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MESSAGE QUARANTINED

Virus Detected: W32.Sober.O@mm!enc

Message Details:
From: mth63@hotmail.com
To: mailboxes3939@earthlink.net
Subject: Re:
Date: Thu, 05 May 2005 16:51:18 GMT


EarthLink Virus Blocker has quarantined a message sent to you because it contains a virus that cannot be removed or disabled.

Quarantined messages are automatically deleted three days
after they are received.

To learn how to access quarantined messages, visit:

http://www.earthlink.net/myaccount/help/virusblocker/#quarantine


To Chinyere.com Public Safety Alert Homepage


ATTENTION TARGETED HOMEOWNERS: Several instances of home-equity theft & home theft through unlawful foreclosure activities including break-ins appear to be for the purpose of facilitating HUMAN TRAFFICKING.

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