Re: Virus Alert!

From: Will Wagers (
Date: Fri Mar 29 1996 - 11:53:12 EST

This virus consists only of the e-mail message itself. Quite a clever idea
Give a bogus warning of dire consequences and it spreads like wildfire. The
only real danger is your mailbox filling up with warnings and explanations.

Regards, Will

>We got this VIRUS ALERT! message at the office today.
> -------------------------- [Original Message] -------------------------
>The Region III System Administrator has shared the following notice with us.
> Please read this notice and share with e-mail correspondents.
>There is a computer virus that is being sent across the Internet.
>If you receive an e-mail message with the subject line:
> "Good Times"
>DO NOT read the message, DELETE it immediately. Please read the
>messages below. Some miscreant is sending e-mail under the title
>"Good Times" nation wide, if you get anything like this, DON'T
>DOWN LOAD THE FILE! It has a virus that rewrites your hard
>drive, obliterating anything on it. Please be careful and forward
>this mail to anyone you care about.


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