RE: Virus Alert

From: Steve Stewart (
Date: Thu Mar 01 2001 - 17:12:31 EET

Nope, it's a hoax. I advise that you bookmark one or more of the following
sources and ALWAYS check them before you forward messages like this. People
write these hoaxes and get their jollies by knowing that people are
responding to them. Here are some good sources to bookmark:

Steve Stewart
protogenic, inc.
1490 w. 121 ave., suite 101 phone:303-252-0212
westminster, co 80234 fax:303-252-0223

-----Original Message-----
From: []On Behalf Of
Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2001 6:57 AM
Subject: Fw: Virus Alert


Robert S. Gansen
Johnson Controls Inc.
Automotive Systems Group
915 E32nd Street
Holland, MI 49423
Tel: (616)394-8095
Fax: (616)394-1166
Pager: (616)670-8095

----- Forwarded by Robert S Gansen/NA/Johnson_Controls on 03/01/01 08:55 AM

                    Cyndy E Hall
                                         To: Paula L
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                                         Subject: Fw: Virus Alert

Subject: Fw: Virus Alert

----- Original Message -----



Subject:            Fw: A new virus to watch for
Date sent:          Thu, 22 Feb 2001 11:39:49 +0100

> > A new virus has just been discovered that has been classified by
> > Microsoft ( and by McAfee
> > (
> > as
> > the most destructive ever! This virus was discovered yesterday
> > afternoon by McAfee and no vaccine has yet been developed. This
> > virus simply destroys Sector Zero from the hard disk, where vital
> > information for its functioning are stored. This virus acts in the
> > following manner: It sends itself automatically to all contacts
> > on your list with the title "A Virtual Card for You". As soon as
> > the supposed virtual card is opened, the computer freezes so that
> > the user has to reboot. When the ctrl+alt+del keys or the reset
> > button are pressed, the virus destroys Sector Zero, thus
> > permanently destroying the hard disk.
> > according to news broadcast by CNN ( This alert
received by an employee of Microsoft itself. So don't open any
> > mails with subject "A Virtual Card for You". As soon as you get
> > the mail, delete it. Please pass on this mail to all your friends.
> > Forward this to everyone in your address book. I would rather
> > receive this 25 times than not at all.
> >
> > Also: Intel announced that a new and very destructive virus was
> > discovered recently. If you receive an email called "An Internet
> > Flower For You", do not open it. Delete it right away! This virus
> > removes all dynamic link libraries(.dll files) from your computer.
> > Your computer will not be able to boot up.
> >
> >
> >

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