|Fwd: virus alert||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: glenn sharron (mediawkspolaris.net)|
|Date: Mon, 30 Sep 1996 19:10:59 -0600 (MDT)|
>Date: Mon, 30 Sep 1996 19:43:02 -0500 >Reply-To: Mpaiss [at] aol.com >Originator: cohousing-l >Sender: cohousing-l [at] freedom.mtn.org >Precedence: bulk >From: Mpaiss [at] aol.com >To: Multiple recipients of list <cohousing-l [at] freedom.mtn.org> >Subject: Fwd: virus alert >X-Comment: Developing cohousing - collaborative housing communities > >I'm sharing this with all of you. I recieved it today and felt it was >important to all. > >Matt >--------------------- >Forwarded message: >Subj: Fwd: virus alert >Date: 96-09-27 01:17:28 EDT >From: AKozimbo >To: Bdvis,103020.3612 [at] compuserve.com >To: Bricknellc,ejberg [at] ix.netcom.com >To: htalan [at] sfsu.edu,juliop [at] sonic.net >To: Mpaiss,mnathanson [at] igc.org >To: nanlouise [at] igc.apc.org >To: olawlor [at] cruzio.com >To: rustybrg [at] ix.netcom.com >To: rupdegraff [at] intevac.com >To: zunes [at] usfca.edu >To: cybunny [at] u.washington.edu,Annls >To: WillForest,Polyestah >To: sdavis [at] housing.ucsc.edu > > >--------------------- >Forwarded message: >Subj: Fwd: virus alert >Date: 96-09-21 00:12:52 EDT >From: INPSYT >To: AKozimbo > > >--------------------- >Forwarded message: >Subj: Fwd: virus alert >Date: 96-09-17 01:17:33 EDT >From: JoeSilvera >To: INPSYT,Growplaces,MacWacker >To: noele.darosa [at] mtv.gtegsc.com >To: av842 [at] lafn.org,SPENCEMAN1 >To: StephFord > > >--------------------- >Forwarded message: >From: brian_riggs [at] lantimes.com >To: joesilvera [at] aol.com, rsriggs [at] aol.com, stone_collonge [at] >pointcast.com >Date: 96-09-10 20:24:35 EDT > > >Item 7163982 10-Sept-96 15:01PDT > >From: HYDE Hyde, Roby > >To: JANICE [at] AGGROUP.COM@INTERNET# Gateway to Internet/BITNET/UUCP > X2372 Hoffman, Mel,VCA > SCOTT1 Scott, Brian > RKUBOTA Kubota, Rich > NET.DUDE Brooks, Kevin (Tech Comm) > LOVELL.P Peter Lovell,GEIS > LOGULLO Logullo, Jeff > HOREN Horen, Bob > GARRIGAN Garrigan, David > FOSTER.BILL Foster, Bill > DETROYE1 DeTroye, John > BROWNELL1 Brownell, Andy > >------------------------------------------------------------------------------ > > >Sub: Re: New Virus Warning! > >To All: > >The "Good Times Virus" alert is renewed!! > >The "good times" virus is actually an email message itself which continues to >be >forwarded around the Net. > >A real virus cannot be transmitted via ASCII text email. > > >> > Please Read On! >> >>========================================================================= >> >>New computer viruses are being sent across the Internet. >> >>If you receive an email message with the subject line "Good Times", DO >>NOT read the message, DELETE it immediately. Please read the >>messages below. >> >>Some miscreant is sending email under the title "Good Times" >>nationwide, if you get anything like this, DON'T DOWN LOAD THE FILE! >>It has a virus that rewrites your hard drive, obliterating anything on >>it. >> >>Please be careful and forward this mail to anyone you care about! >> >>The FCC released a warning last Wednesday concerning a matter of >>major importance to any regular user of the Internet. Apparently, a new >>computer virus has been engineered by a user of AMERICA ON LINE >>that is unparalleled in its destructive capability. Other more >>well-known viruses such as "Stoned", "Airwolf" and "Michaelangelo" pale in >>comparison to the prospects of this newest creation by a warped mentality. >>What makes this virus so terrifying, said the FCC, is the fact that no >>program needs to be exchanged for a new computer to be infected. It can be >>spread through the existing email systems of the Internet. >> >>Once a computer is infected, one of several things can happen. >>If the computer contains a hard drive, that will most likely be >>destroyed. If the program is not stopped, the computer's processor will be >>placed in an nth-complexity infinite binary loop - which can severely damage >>the processor if left running that way too long. >> >>Unfortunately, most novice computer users will not realize what is >>happening until it is far too late. Luckily, there is one sure means of >>detecting what is now known as the "Good Times" virus. It always >>travels to new computers the same way in a text email message with >>the subject line reading "Good Times". >> >>Avoiding infection is easy, once the file has been received, simply by >>NOT READING IT! The act of loading the file into the mail server's ASCII >>buffer causes the "Good Times" mainline program to initialize and >>execute. >> >>The program is highly intelligent - it will send copies of itself to >>everyone whose email address is contained in a receive-mail file or a sent- >>mail file, if it can find one. It will then proceed to trash the computer >>it is running on. >> >>The bottom line is: if you receive a file with the subject line "Good >>Times", delete it immediately! DO NOT READ IT! Rest assured that >>whoever's name was on the "From" line was surely struck by the virus. >> >>Warn your friends and local system users of this newest threat to the >>Internet! It could save them a lot of time and money. >> >> >>Subject: New and Dangerous Virus For your information ... >> >>DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILE NAMED PKZIP300 REGARDLESS OF THE EXTENSION! >>We work closely with the military and received this message from a >>very reliable source in DC this morning. >> >>A NEW Trojan Horse Virus has emerged on the internet with the name >>PKZIP300.ZIP, so named as to give the impression that this file is a new >>version of the PKZIP software used to "ZIP" (compress) files. >> >>DO NOT DOWNLOAD this file under any circumstances!!! If you install or >>expand this file, the virus WILL wipe your hard disk clean and affect >>modems at 14.4 and higher. This is an extremely destructive virus and >>there is NOT yet a way of cleaning up this one. >> >>REPEAT: DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILE NAMED PKZIP300 REGARDLESS OF THE EXTENSION. >> > > > glenn sharron 1310 chowkeebin nene tallahassee, florida 904.878.5735 "a strong ego makes a good servant, but a poor master."
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