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BRONZE Member since Dec 2000


the henna lady
Location: WNY, USA

Total posts: 6193
Posted:Hey everyone I need to let you know that someone is hijacking email from HoP and using it to send out a virus. It happened to me, and just recently to the addy. So, if you get an empty email with a plain text message attached, do not open it without scanning!!!!

There is also a messaged one that says "Mysli!" a few times (which is Czec, but I don't know what it means)

I solved my issue by changing my password, so it is a good idea for ya'all to as well.

You may now resume your normal antics...this has been a public service announcement provided to you by Pele and HOP: bringing a touch of light to the world.

Higher, higher burning fire...making music like a choir
"Oooh look! A pub!" -exclaimed after recovering from a stupid fall
"And for the decadence of art, nothing beats a roaring fire." -TMK

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Location: Cleveland

Total posts: 33
Posted:"mysli" is a transliteration of a russian word, it means "thoughts".


SAPPHIRE Member since Nov 2003


HOP admin
Location: New Zealand

Total posts: 1037
Posted:Unfortunately, yes.
Some viruses actually grab the senders address randomly from the infected computers address book.
I highly recommend everyone have some sort of virus protection. A "fire wall" is also a very good idea.

Keep safe everyone

Kindest regards


May your balls always burn


BRONZE Member since Dec 2001


Lambretta Fanatic
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 4993
Posted:cheers guys

now where did i put my hard drive again but the cable doesnt fit into the fire wire port rob


"To be an angel, one need not have wings.
In giving love there is an equal grace.
Nor need one seek the aura in the face,
As love unveils the beauty of all things."

*Francois Couperin.


BRONZE Member since Jan 2002

HOP librarian
Location: Prague, Czech. Republic

Total posts: 1841

"Mysli!" means "Use your loaf!,Think!"...Im
amazed what Czech hackers made.



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