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Subject: Re: UKNM: this may be a false alarm, but....
From: Casper Moller
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 1998 15:53:28 GMT

Well ... actually a lot of viruses have been distributed by way of a warning
message so please be careful when posting them next time. A lot of these viruses
are hoaxes, and I just dump them in the bin when I receive them.


Dom wrote:

> 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, David Bowen

  Re: UKNM: this may be a false alarm, but, Dom

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