It replies to an email you sent with your text quoted, and:
"I'll try to reply as soon as possible. Take a look to the attachment and send me your opinion!"
Of course, the attachment will steal your passwords and send itself on to its next unsuspecting victims (assuming you're using a MAPI compliant email client like Outlook or Eudora).
Folks, if anyone sends you an executable program, it's always a good idea to check back with the sender before opening it. There is rarely any good reason to send an executable file.
Thanks to scottobear for the heads-up!
* Please note: Despite my badly-constructed subject, it's the virus that's sneaky here, not the alert itself. Though the alert does contain a mischievous footnote, so maybe it is kinda sneaky.
In other news, I've just accepted a murder mystery gig, so I'm going to be more or less offline for the next week and a half. I won't be able to keep up here at all (how I manage it in an average week is beyond me, really).
And I met Tony Trischka today. In passing. He was coming in to do a banjo workshop at Cafe Lena as we were finishing up rehearsal.
Tomorrow is Lysistrata :)