How to check for a virus hoax

From: Mark Henderson (
Date: Mon Sep 10 2001 - 06:56:27 EEST

A good way to check hoaxes is on webpage:
If it's on that page, it's not real....

-----Original Message-----
From: James Carruthers []
Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2001 4:00 PM
To: rp list
Subject: RE: Bad Virus alert

Please, please, do not forward these hoax virus alerts. Basically, if you
had to read it in an email, assume it's bogus. Actually, do not forward
alerts about real viruses either. In terms of wasting people's time and
overwhelming mail servers, in fact it's the alerts that are the real virus.
James Carruthers
Hydraulic Design
--3D Modeling and Design
--Rhinoceros 3D Sales and Training <> <>

-----Original Message-----
From: []On Behalf Of
John Mastoloni
Sent: Sunday, September 09, 2001 5:39 PM
To: jill mastoloni; Jesse Kaufman @ m2; Edward H. Mastoloni; Tommy Z; Rolf
Hubert; rp list
Subject: Fw: Bad Virus alert

New Virus alert

M2 Systems
200 Myrtle St
New Britain CT 06053
860-832-9331 <>

>This is for real!!
>Subject: Terrible Virus Alert!
> >
> > WORST EVER VIRUS (CNN announced)
> >
> >
> >

For more information about the rp-ml, see

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.2 : Fri Jan 04 2002 - 09:57:46 EET