File spoon-archives/foucault.archive/foucault_1998/foucault.9806, message 10

Subject: "WIN A HOLIDAY" is a known virus HOAX!
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 1998 12:03:15 GMT


It's another Hoax Wayne. You can and should always check these things
out before spreadint them around. I found yours listed here:

There are a few other places that keep track of these things:

The last three are good places to know about.

I said a month or so ago that we should have A FAQ on this for new

On 3 Jun 98 09:12:27 GMT, (Wayne Pounds) wrote:

>Date: Tue, 02 Jun 1998 23:12:58 -0500
>>Date: Tue, 02 Jun 1998 23:06:15 -0500
>>To: brown)
>>If you receive an email titled "WIN A HOLIDAY" DO NOT open it. 
>>>  It will erase everything on your hard drive. Forward this letter 
>>>  out to as many people as you can. This is a new, very malicious 
>>>  virus and not many people know about it. This information was 
>>>  announced yesterday 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 this may be stopped.


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