File Attach

File Attach

[FidoNet] 1. A file sent along with a mail message from one BBS to another.

2. Sending someone a file by using the File Attach option in a BBS mailer.
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Computer users activating the file attached in the e-mail invoke the virus, which then harvests e-mail addresses found on the computer's hard drive.
The new virus will be carried in a file attached to an e-mail message titled ''Re: Your password!'' If the file is opened, the virus will cause the computer to visit certain Web sites automatically, the software firms said.
If you receive an unsolicited email with a RTF file attached, view it with suspicion.
Send an e-mail to robb@diecasting.org with the STL file attached, and the file will be converted and returned via e-mail so that it can be evaluated with CastView.
When users open and execute the Clip.zip file attached to the e-mail the worm will be activated and attempt to spread to other e-mail accounts.
The worm arrives as a '.zip' file attached to an e-mail and has to be opened manually to infect a computer.
The worm itself is hidden as a CREATIVE.EXE file attached to the message.