virus hoax

From: Kevin Lafferty (
Date: Mon Sep 04 2000 - 19:51:41 EEST

The following message was just sent out to RPML and is a hoax. This message,
or some variant thereof, has been circulating for months. For more info see: .

----Original Message-----
From: Justine Tuck []
Sent: Friday, September 01, 2000 10:50 AM
To: 'Adrian McKinnon'; 'Alan Capaldi-Tallon'; 'Amanda Saunders'; 'Andrea
Bridgman'; 'Andrea Jones'; 'Andrew Bohea'; 'Andy Hammond'; 'Andy
Haynes'; 'Angelina Cambeiro-Castro'; 'Barbara Jenkins'; 'Barry Baulch';
'Bill McKee'; 'Bill Ryan'; 'Bob Bish'; 'Brian Williams'; 'Chris Elkins';
'Chris Netley'; 'Colin Greenman'; 'Dale Boucher'; 'Daniel Burton';
'Daniel Willis'; 'Darryl Thorne'; 'Dave Parsonage'; 'David Keech';
'Denise Mcdermott'; 'Dianne Fisher'; 'Ed Taylor'; 'Eddie Veater'; 'Emma
Scanes'; 'Enrique Castellanos'; 'Fiona McGregor'; 'Frank Brown'; 'Gordon
Ash'; 'Graham Barnett'; 'Hazel Gibbs'; 'Jackie Martin'; 'Jason Hickman';
'Jeff Cutler'; 'Jenny Fleming'; 'Jenny Malcolmson'; 'Jo Chittenden'; 'Jo
Willis'; 'Jon Baker'; 'Jon Berry'; 'Joy Hayward'; 'Julie Houghton';
'Justine Tuck'; 'Kevin Middleton'; 'Kim Williams'; 'Kinga Buckley'; 'Les
Cassin'; 'Lynn Barnes'; 'Lynn Haslett'; 'Lynn Heard'; 'Lynne Ponting';
'Margaret Glennon'; 'Margaret Rogers'; 'Mark Foster'; 'Mark Lewis';
'Mark Schofield'; 'Matt Goff'; 'Michael Hamilton'; 'Michael Peach';
'Michelle Agius'; 'Michelle Colwell'; 'Michelle Creighton'; 'Mo Eskici';
'Neil Quinn'; 'Paul Fisher'; 'Paul Pope'; 'Peter LeNgoc'; 'Phil
Walford'; 'Rachel Surman'; 'Reception'; 'Richard Neyton'; 'Robert
Dudley'; 'Roger Barrett'; 'Roger Bennett'; 'Ros Platt'; 'Rose Knell';
'Rowland Davies'; 'Sam Evans'; 'Sherrill Lilllywhite'; 'Sian Adams';
'Simon Astle'; 'Simon Flavell'; 'Stephen Lang'; 'Steve Bennett'; 'Steve
Jenkins'; 'Steve Skinner'; 'Steven Ruff'; 'Stewart Cutler'; 'Sue Inman';
'Sue Vincent'; 'Terry Huppler'; 'Terry King'; 'Tim Williams'; 'Tony
Nevard'; 'Tracy Kirk'; 'Vicki Anderson'; 'Victoria Godley'; 'Warren
Subject: FW:

-----Original Message-----
From: Jayne Eggby []
Sent: 01 September 2000 10:21
To: Mark Godden; Justine Tuck; Jenny Malcolmson
Subject: Fw:

For your info
-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Fereday <>
To: Jo White <>; Jayne Eggby
<>; Jennie Russell <>; Mark +
Jayne <>; Cathy Bateman <>; James
Keene <>; Janet Bates
Date: 01 September 2000 11:11
Subject: Fw:

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Sarah Cooper <>
>To: bridget burton <>; carol Benet <>; Chris
>Fereday <>; Chris Ryder <>; julie eyton
><>; karen kinney <>; Keith Ridley
><>; Ken Sim <>; laurence turner
><>; mark acheson <>;
>Paula Jack <>; sally wingham <>; Terri
>Larmour <>;
>Date: 01 September 2000 09:07
>Subject: Fw:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: <>
>>To: <>
>>Date: 01 September 2000 09:32
>>>>Please heed this Warning.
>>>>Someone is sending out a very cute screensaver of the Budweiser frogs,if
>>>download it, you will lose everything! Your hard drive will crash and
>>>from the Internet will get your screen name and password!
>>>>It just went into circulation yesterday. Please distribute this message.
>>>is a new, very malicious virus and not many peoplevknow about it. This
>>>information was announced yesterday morning from Microsoft. Please share
>>>with everyone that might access the Internet. Once again, pass this
>>>EVERYONE in your address book so that this may be stopped. AOL has said
>>>this is a very dangerous virus and that there is NO remedy for it at

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