Re: internet virus

Subject: Re: internet virus
From: Allen Kutner <akutner -at- WINNIE -dot- FIT -dot- EDU>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 1995 00:40:29 -0400

Virus Hoax

The virus mentioned was originally called the "Good Times" virus
supposedly spread via AOL transmissions. The virus supposedly is
contained in e-mail and activates when downloaded or opened.

This is a hoax and has been confirmed as such by MERCT (Motorola
Emergency Response Computer Team).

It is also important to note that virus programs and trojan horse
programs require some form of executable file to operate; e-mail contains
no such executables.

If you see this message on other systems please help stop it by
forwarding these facts.

On Thu, 20 Apr 1995, Suzanne Lee wrote:

> A message just went around my company warning us about a new virus. It's
> transmitted by an email message with the subject "good times." This virus
> is transmitted when you open the mail and it destroys your harddrive. The
> recommendation is to delete the message asap WITHOUT READING IT. Warn all
> your friends and coworkers.

> ***************************************************************************
> from Suzanne Lee - suzanne -at- autosim -dot- com
> AutoSimulations, Inc. - Bountiful, UT
> (801)298-1398 ext 333 fax (801)298-8186
> ***************************************************************************


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