Re: Virus alert


Subject: Re: Virus alert
From: Per Buhl Acs (noknox@get2net.dk)
Date: Fri Jul 30 1999 - 15:02:14 EDT


Thank you for the reply
But What`s a reliable source in these cases?
Per

Neil Wiernik wrote:

> This is yet another bogus virus alert.
> I wrok tecj support and I am told about every virus that comes donw the pipe.
> A clue to the fact that it is bogus is the comand line for reformate is
> very different in both PC and MAC OS's. Just a reminder to everyone out
> there do not fall victim to such spam.
> Unless you hear it froma reliable source in most of your cases a news
> source DO NOT BELIVE IT! THese are mostly someones idea of a sick chain
> letter type of joke.
>
> Neil....
>
> At 12:05 AM 7/30/99 +0100, you wrote:
> >Who knows? Now you heard.
> >;= ) Per. DK.
> >
> >> > > >> Subject: FW: Virus Alert! ! ! ! ! !
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >> "WARNING"!:
> >> > > >> If you receive an email with a file called "California",
> >do
> >>not
> >> > > >> open
> >> > > >> the file. The file contains the WOBBLER virus. This information
> >
> >was
> >> > > >> announced
> >> > > >> yesterday morning from IBM; AOL states that this is a very
> >>dangerous
> >> > > >> virus,
> >> > > >> much worse than "Melissa", and that there is NO remedy for it
> >at
> >>this
> >> > > >> time.
> >> > > >> Some very sick individual has succeeded in using the reformat
> >>function
> >> > > >> from
> >> > > >> Norton Utilities causing it to completely erase all documents
> >on
> >>the
> >> > hard
> >> > > >> drive. It has desighned to work with
> >> > > >> Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer. It destroys
> >
> >> > Macintosh
> >> > > >> and
> >> > > >> IBM compatible computers. This is a new, very malicious virus
> >and
> >>not
> >> > > >> many
> >> > > >> people know about it. Pass this warning along to EVERYONE in
> >your
> >> > > >> address
> >> > > >> book and please share it with all your online friends ASAP so
> >that
> >> > this
> >> > > >> threat may be stopped.
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > > ----------------------- Internet Header
> >>--------------------------------
> >> > > Sender: xdesign@cit.be
> >> > > Received: from thorium.uunet.be (thorium.uunet.be [194.7.15.88])
> >> > > by hpamgaad.compuserve.com (8.8.8/8.8.8/HP-1.5) with ESMTP id
> >IAA03318
> >> > > for <HERVEYRAYMOND@compuserve.com>; Thu, 15 Jul 1999 08:59:40
> >-0400
> >>(EDT)
> >> > > Received: from [194.7.147.211] (pool02b-194-7-147-211.uunet.be
> >> > > [194.7.147.211])
> >> > > by thorium.uunet.be (8.9.1/8.9.1) with ESMTP id OAA02406;
> >> > > Thu, 15 Jul 1999 14:59:36 +0200 (CEST)
> >> > > Message-Id: <199907151259.OAA02406@thorium.uunet.be>
> >> > > X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express Macintosh Edition - 4.5 (0410)
> >
> >> > > Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 15:01:50 +0100
> >> > > Subject: FW: Virus alert
> >> > > From: "Geert Bollen, X-design" <xdesign@cit.be>
> >> > > To: imce <info@imce.cit.be>,
> >> > > "Hervey T. Raymond" <HERVEYRAYMOND@compuserve.com>
> >> > > Mime-version: 1.0
> >> > > X-Priority: 1
> >> > > Content-type: text/plain; charset="ISO-8859-1"
> >> > > Content-transfer-encoding: quoted-printable
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >
> >
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> >
> >
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