Judging by the number of emails I keep getting with your personal files from YOUR "My Documents" folder, many of you have been infected by the SirCam Virus.
Please go to www.mcafee.com and clean your computers.
Here's a virus tip, NEVER open any attachments unless your name is in the body of the email, or you are specifically expecting something from a person you know. Above all, never, NEVER open any attachments with a ".exe" extension.
Sircam is a mass mailing virus that uses Microsoft
Outlook Express to distribute itself, according to Trend Micro. It attempts to
evade detection by arriving with a random subject line and an attachment by the
same name. But Sircam is particularly nasty since it can send out personal
documents saved on the hard drive. F-Secure's anti-virus warning described
Sircam's message like this:
Subject: Document file name (without
Hi! How are you?
I send you this file in order to have
See you later.