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Hi, I dont know if im in the right place or not, but I was wondering if anybody could give me some advice?
Three people (I have no idea who they are) have sent me a virus, the virus is called I-Worm/Netsky.C
Im using Outlook Express and it automatically quarantined the viruses, but Im worried they could do this again with other viruses that may not be stopped.
Can I block them? Or even crash their computers if I have to :twisted:
Dont really want to do that though.
I would be grateful for any help and suggestions

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>it automatically quarantined the viruses
Good. If you're not able to detect and quarantine Netsky then your virus protection sucks.

>Can I block them?
Yes.

>Or even crash their computers if I have to
No, that's illegal.

You can block a sender, but most of the time this is a vain effort because you'll just keep getting problematic emails from new sources. A better solution is to stay as up to date on your antivirus software as possible, and filter ruthlessly before opening emails. Naturally, the usual comments about not opening attachments apply.

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Thanks, I received another email from another user today, with the same virus on it.
All the addresses are hotmail addresses, I dont even use hotmail, I use yahoo and my email address is not available by searching?
But it seems a coincidence that all the emails are from hotmail users.
I have spoke to one of the users and he says he didnt send me the email and has no reason to send me a virus??

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Thanks, I received another email from another user today, with the same virus on it.
All the addresses are hotmail addresses, I dont even use hotmail, I use yahoo and my email address is not available by searching?
But it seems a coincidence that all the emails are from hotmail users.
I have spoke to one of the users and he says he didnt send me the email and has no reason to send me a virus??

Do you know these people ,if so do they have you in there contacs list ,if the answer to these questions is yes ,then they have a virus on there computer ,and its sending itself to all the people in there contacs list .

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