Re: Alien virus

Subject: Re: Alien virus
From: d r <writeagain -at- JUNO -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 1997 09:49:42 EST

Wow. This is scary. Tell me more. I have an IBM Aptiva and was told that
IBM was told that someone claims to have put a virus in the machines in
the plant that will come up at random on the 22nd of every month. They
told me how to fool the virus or I can have it hit and they'll take it
from there.

d.r.


On Thu, 16 Jan 1997 17:45:02 +0800 Ron Rothbart
<ron -dot- rothbart -at- DOCUMENTUM -dot- COM> writes:
>For the last week, about once or twice a day, when I open a document
>in MS
>Word, a little dialog appears with "Alien" in the title bar. It
>display a
>new message each time, such as:
>
>Never trust an alien.
>Hip Hip Hooray for the Alien.
>The Alien lives.
>
>I also believe there are three new macros in my Word documents called
>AutoClose, AutoOpen, and FileSaveAs.
>
>So far, no virus scan that we have tried detects this as a virus.
>
>Anyone else seen this?
>
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