New Virus alert
200 Myrtle St
New Britain CT 06053
>This is for real!!
>Subject: Terrible Virus Alert!
> > WORST EVER VIRUS (CNN announced)
> > PLEASE SEND THIS TO EVERYONE ON YOUR
> > CONTACT LIST !!
> > A new virus has just been discovered that has been
> > classified by Microsoft 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.
> > Yesterday in just a few hours this virus caused panic in
> > New York,
> > according to news broadcast by CNN. This alert was
> > 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 this mail to all of 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 !!
For more information about the rp-ml, see http://rapid.lpt.fi/rp-ml/
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Fri Jan 04 2002 - 09:57:46 EET