Klez: Don't Believe 'From' Line

Wednesday, 1 May 2002, 10:31 AM EST

Some Internet users have recently received an e-mail message from a dead friend. Others have been subscribed to obscure mailing lists. Some have lost their Internet access after being accused of spamming, and still others have received e-mailed pornography from a priest.

They're actually experiencing some of the stranger side effects of the Klez computer virus.

These ersatz e-mails containing the virus are creating Klez-provoked arguments and accusations that are now spreading as fast as the worm itself.

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