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Re: pkzip VIRUS alert!
On Wed, 3 Apr 1996 01:51:52 -0500, you wrote:
>sorry for the bandwidth, but this seems interesting enough that i thought
>i'd forward it. it showed up on our internal operations bulletin board 2
>days ago and is making its way to us users.
>>I have it on good authority that the following is real. Anyone heard
I was also warned about this from a friend the other day, so I put a
post in one of the UK newsgroups. I had wondered whether it was an
April Fools Day joke. Here are two of the replies :
" No, it's a very old warning that's doing the rounds again. The
PKZIP300 trojan dates back to around 1992... "
" Nope. This is a trojan program. For more information, see Pkware's
web site, the URL of which is:- http://www.pkware.com/fake.html
for information regarding this thing. "
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