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Subject: Re: UKNM: this may be a false alarm, but....
From: Dom
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 1998 12:27:48 GMT

I would hate to hear of any disasters, so heres the forward...

I am not sure even if the claims below are technically possible (call to the
techies!?) and apologies to anyone who this may offend - but better to be
safe than sorry, eh?

i just thought, wouldnt an alert such as this be a great way of distributing
a virus?

>Subject: Fw: Virus notice . Be alert.
>FYI,VIRUS WARNING !!!!!!If you receive an email titled "WIN A HOLIDAY"
>DO NOT open it.It will erase everything on your hard drive. Forward
>this letter out to as many people as you can. This is a new, very
>malicious virus and not many people know about it. This information was
>announced yesterday morning from Microsoft; please share it with
>everyone that might access the internet. Once again, pass this along to
>EVERYONE in our address book so that this may be stopped. Also, do not
>open or even look at any mail that says "RETURNED OR UNABLE TO DELIVER"
>This virus will attach itself to your computer components and render
>them useless.
>Immediately delete any mail items that say this. AOL has said that this
>is a very dangerous virus and that there is NO remedy for it at this
>time. Please practice cautionary measures and forward this to all your
>online friends = ASAP.

  Re: UKNM: this may be a false alarm, but, Darren Wallace
  Re: UKNM: this may be a false alarm, but, Casper Moller
  Re: UKNM: this may be a false alarm, but, Duncan Macmillan

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