This is a special alert from The Funny/Alerts Newsletter. Another worm that takes advantage of Outlook is running around. Please remember, any file that has an extension (the last part of a filename) of .SCR will be executed (run) by windows as if it were a legitimate ScreenSaver program!

Please take a prudent level of minimum due care.


Trend Micro has issued a yellow/ medium risk alert on WORM_MYLIFE.B.

Virus type: WORM
Aliases:W32/MyLife.b@MM, W32.Caric@mm, Win32/Cari.Worm, MYLIFE.B
Destructive: NO

This worm uses Microsoft Outlook to email itself to all addresses listed in the infected user's address book. It arrives in an email with the Subject "bill caricature" and the attachment cari.scr, which contains the worm. This UPX-compressed, mass-mailing worm was created in Visual Basic.

Subject: bill caricature
Message Body: Hiiiii
How are youuuuuuuu?
look to bill caricature it's vvvery verrrry ffffunny :-) :-)
i promise you will love it? ok

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