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RE: Virus Alert
Any "virus" warning that includes the command "Send to everyone in your
address book" is generally a hoax. Also, Microsoft does not issue virus
warnings. "Just went into circulation yesterday", and "This information was
announced yesterday morning from Microsoft" complete the obvious
From: Iain Atkinson (ETL) [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, September 03, 1999 6:04 AM
Subject: FW: Virus Alert
I received this just now from my brother in law, I pass it on as a public
service kind of a thing.
> Someone is sending out a very desirable screen saver, a Bug's Life.
> If you download it, you will lose everything!!! Your hard drive will
> and someone from the Internet will get your screen name and password!
> DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS UNDER ANY
> IT JUST WENT INTO circulation yesterday, as far as we know.
> Please distribute/inform this message. This is a new, very malicious
> and not many people know about it. This information was announced
> morning from Microsoft.
> Please share it with everyone that might access the Internet.
> Once again, pass this along to EVERYONE in your address book so that
> may be stopped.