Re: New virus by email - vicious one

Subject: Re: New virus by email - vicious one
From: Tim Altom <taltom -at- IQUEST -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 3 Nov 1995 20:12:00 EST

>I just received an urgent virus alert from my company, a vicious one that
>propagates by email. That means US!

>If the program is not stopped, the computer's processor will be placed in
>an nth-complexity
>infinite binary loop - which can severely damage the processor if left
>running that way too long.

Excuse me...what's an "nth-complexity infinite binary loop?" I've never
heard of such a beast. And what sort of software loop can't be broken and
will damage the CPU? Either there's a touch of hysteria on top of a
legitimate threat, or this is a hoax.
Tim Altom
Vice President
Simply Written, Inc.
Technical Documentation and Training
Voice 317.899.5882
Fax 317.899.5987

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