From: Tim Mora (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Sep 04 1997 - 18:58:17 EDT
>Subject: Fw: Virii
>Date: Fri, 5 Sep 1997 07:49:08 +1200
>> Subject: Virii
>> Date: Thursday, September 04, 1997 10:30 PM
>> | >> The following virus warnings were passed along to me from RayGoss
>> | >>at Navistar. WARNING!!!!!! If you receive an e-mail titled "JOIN
>> | >>THECREW" DO NOT open it! It will erase EVERYTHING on your hard
>> | >>drive! Send this letter out to as many people you can.......this is
>> | >>a new virus and not many people know about it! This information was
>> | >>received on 8/5 from IBM, please share it with anyone that might
>> | >>access the Internet: If anyone receives mail entitled; PENPAL
>> | >>GREETINGS! please delete it WITHOUT reading it!! This is a warning
>> | >>for all Internet users - there is dangerous virus propagating across
>> | >>the Internet through an e-mail message entitled "PENPAL GREETINGS!"
>> | >>DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY MESSAGE ENTITLED "PENPAL GREETINGS"!! This
>> | >>message appears to be a friendly letter asking you if you are
>> | >>interested in a penpal, but by the time you read this letter, it is
>> | >>too late. The trojan horse" virus will have already infected the boot
>> | >>sector of your hard drive, destroying all of the data present. It
>> | >>is a self-replicating virus, and once the message is read, it will
>> | >>AUTOMATICALLY forward itself to anyone who's e-mail address is
>> | >>present in YOUR mailbox! This virus will DESTROY your hard drive, and
>> | >>holds the potential to DESTROY the hard drive of anyone whose mail
>> | >>is in your in box, and who's mail is in their in box and so on. If
>> | >>this virus keeps getting passed, it has the potential to do a great
>> | >>deal of DAMAGE to computer networks worldwide!!!!
>> | >>Please, delete the message entitled "PENPAL GREETINGS!" as soon as
>> | >>you see it! And pass this message along to all of your friends,
>> | >>relatives and the other readers of the newsgroups and mailing lists
>> | >>which you are on so that they are not hurt by this dangerous
>> | >>Please pass this along to everyone you know so this can be stopped.
>> | >> PASS THIS ON TO YOUR FRIENDS!!!
>> | >> WARNING !!!
>> | >> There is a new virus going around in the last couple of
>> | DO
>> | >>NOT open or even look at any mail that you get 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 says this. AOL
>> | >>has said this is a very dangerous virus, and there is NO remedy for
>> | >>it at this time,
>> | >> Please Be Careful, And forward to all your on-line friends A.S.A.P.
>> | >> It is essential that this problem be reconciled as soon as
>> | >>possible.
>> | >>A few hours ago, Someone opened an E-mail that had the subject
>> | >>heading of ao4free.com Within seconds of opening it, a window
>> | >>appeared and began to display all files that were being deleted. The
>> | >>user immediately shut down the computer, but it was too late. This
>> | >>virus wiped all out. It ate the Anti-Virus Software that comes with
>> | >>the Windows '95 Program along with F-Prot AVS. Neither was able to
>> | >>detect it. Please be careful and send this to as many people as
>> | >>possible, so maybe this new virus can be eliminated.
>> | >> Please pass this on to anyone you know Thanks
>> | >--
>> | >Fiona Thomson
>> | >Managing Director
>> | >
>> | >THOMSON BRANDTMAN CO., LTD.
>> | >Quantity Surveyors & Construction Cost Consultants
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>> | >Fax: 258 1305
>> | >Email: email@example.com
>> | >
>> | >
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