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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
>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.
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