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- Peter Pan
July 22, 2004, 3:09 pm
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that it is either spam or a virus, but I'm not sure. I hope somebody can
recognize it and tell me what it is (and how it is supposed to work).
The email is a short HTML message with two MIME attachements:
- a encrypted zip archive named Garry.zip
- a small jpeg file which renders to an image with the word "Key"
followed by a number
The key in the jpeg file unlocks the zip archive. The latter contains:
- an .exe file with a random-looking (alphabetic) name
- a .cfg file with a different random-looking (alphabetic) name
The content of the .cfg file is binary.
The HTML message body has almost nothing except an <img> tag referring
to the jpeg in the attachment.
Can somebody tell me what this is (and how it is supposed to work)?
Re: Is this email a virus? (msg w/ jpeg & encrypted zip archive attachments)
See for example the "Virus report" of 20 Jul 2004 on
Note: A simple Google search on "garry.zip" (without quotes) gave this
as the *second* hit (of only 23). That wasn't too hard, was it? :-(
For W32/Bagle.AA aka W32.Beagle.X@mm see
(again a simple search of Symantec's site on "W32/Bagle.AA" (without
Why don't you scan the file and see if it contains the above mentioned
virus (or any other one for that matter)?
Please also see http://www.justfuckinggoogleit.com /
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