grotebev at uni-duesseldorf.de
Wed Apr 16 06:43:27 UTC 1997
It's impossible to get a virus via e-mail as long as you don't extract any
attached and unknown files.
At 21:55 15.04.1997 BST, Jan Brzezinski wrote:
>>>X-Sender: ykoizumi at red.weeg.uiowa.edu
>>>Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 12:13:56 -0500
>>>Reply-To: "Y. Koizumi" <ykoizumi at BLUE.WEEG.UIOWA.EDU>
>>>Sender: General Anthropology Bulletin Board
>>> <ANTHRO-L at LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU>
>>>From: "Y. Koizumi" <ykoizumi at BLUE.WEEG.UIOWA.EDU>
>>>Subject: Virus Beware (fwd)
>>>To: ANTHRO-L at LISTSERV.ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU
>>>Date: 4/7/97 14:52
>>>From: Mark Jones
>>>This information was received this morning, please share it with
>>>anyone that might access the Internet:
>>>If anyone receives e-mail entitled; PENPAL GREETINGS! please delete it
>>>WITHOUT reading it. ON NO ACCOUNT BE TEMPTED TO OPEN AND READ THE
>>>This is a warning for all Internet users. There is a dangerous virus
>>>propagating across the Internet through an e-mail message entitled
>>>GREETINGS!". DO NOT OPEN ANY MESSAGE ENTITLED "PENPAL GREETINGS!".
>>>message appears to be a friendly letter asking you if you are
>>>in a penpal, but by the time you open it to read it , it is too late.
>>>"trojan horse" virus will have already infected the boot sector of your
>>>hard drive, destroying all of the data present. It is a
>>>virus, and once the message is read, it will AUTOMATICALLY forward
>>>to anyone whose e-mail address is present in YOUR mailbox. This
>>>destroy your hard
>>>drive, and holds the potential to destroy the hard drive of anyone
>>>mail is in your in box, and whose mail is in their in box and so on.
>>>this virus keeps getting passed, it has the potential to do a great
>>>of damage to computer networks worldwide.
>>>Please, delete the message entitled "PENPAL GREETINGS!" as soon as you
>>> it. And pass this message along to all of your friends, relatives and
>>>other readers of the
>>>newsgroups and mailing lists which you are on.
>Jan K. Brzezinski, Ph.D.
>1262 rue St-Joseph, Val-David, QC J0T 2N0
>(819) 322-3382, 322-6146
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