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Subject: UKNM: WIN A HOLIDAY!!!!!
From: Mat Morrison
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 1998 18:20:17 GMT

Please tell me that this is an obscure joke. I can't believe that you
fell for this, Dom. It's been around for years.

You cannot catch an email virus

On the other hand, anything offering you a holiday is spam (sudden
horrible thought -- what if it isn't? What if all those envelopes "You
could already have won 1,000,000" were true? Damn my cynicism)


For more on this, Dom, please see
http://www.dilbert.com/comics/dilbert/archive/dilbert980224.html
_____________________________________________
Mat Morrison
BMP interAction
morrisonmateasynet [dot] co [dot] uk (mat_morrisonatbigfoot [dot] com)
http://www.bigfoot.com/~morrisonm

-----Original Message-----
From: Dom [SMTP:domattmsi [dot] co [dot] uk]
Sent: 11 March 1998 17:29
To: uk-netmarketingatchinwag [dot] com
Subject: Re: UKNM: this may be a false alarm, but....

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.



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