Re: FW: [Fwd: FW: re virus alert (fwd)]

Subject: Re: FW: [Fwd: FW: re virus alert (fwd)]
From: Bill Bledsoe <Bill -dot- Bledsoe -at- CMS-STL -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 3 Mar 1997 14:27:46 -0600

Gang,

Eric, What's the URL of the URBAN legend page again? bb

Flanders, Melanie wrote:
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> Mon, 03 Mar 1997 01:35:44 CST
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> From: "Joel A.G. Oliveira" <joel_oliveira -at- softone -dot- com -dot- br>
> To: "'clientes_softone -at- softone -dot- com -dot- br'" <clientes_softone -at- softone -dot- com -dot- br>,
> "'clie ntes_softone -at- softone -dot- com -dot- br'" <clientes_softone -at- softone -dot- com -dot- br>
> Subject: FW: re virus alert (fwd)
> Date: Thu, 27 Feb 1997 15:40:44 +0100
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> ----------
> From: Aparecido do Carmo Martins[SMTP:gcomshn -at- shn -dot- com -dot- br]
> Sent: Quinta-feira, 27 de Fevereiro de 1997 11:38
> To: joel_oliveira -at- softone -dot- com -dot- br
> Subject: re virus alert (fwd)
>
> >Return-Path: <cetsam -at- lserver -dot- cits -dot- softex -dot- br>
> >Date: Thu, 27 Feb 1997 10:37:35 -0300
> >X-Sender: cetsam -at- lserver -dot- cits -dot- softex -dot- br
> >To: all
> >From: Luiz Henrique Bucco <cetsam -at- lserver -dot- cits -dot- softex -dot- br>
> >Subject: re virus alert (fwd)
> >
> >>Return-Path: <lorquiza -at- ciet -dot- senai -dot- br>
> >>Date: Thu, 27 Feb 1997 11:24:50 -0300 (GRNLNDST)
> >>From: Liliam Maria Orquiza - CENATEC em Saneamento Basico Ambiental
> ><lorquiza -at- ciet -dot- senai -dot- br>
> >>To: cetsam -at- cits -dot- br
> >>Subject: re virus alert (fwd)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >>Date: Thu, 27 Feb 1997 10:44:20 -0300
> >>From: Iona Macedo Leonardo Machado - CENATEC de Fundicao
> ><imachado -at- alpha -dot- ciet -dot- senai -dot- br>
> >>To: all-users -at- alpha -dot- ciet -dot- senai -dot- br
> >>Subject: re virus alert
> >>
> >>>>>Please distribute as widely as possible:
> >>>>>There is a computer virus that is being sent across the Internet. If you
> >>>>receive an email message with the subject line "Deeyenda", DO NOT read the
> >>>>message, DELETE it immediately. Please read the messages below.
> >>>>>Some miscreant is sending email under the title "Deeyenda" nationwide, if
> >>>>you get anything like this DON'T DOWNLOAD THE FILE! It has a virus that
> >>>>rewrites your hard drive, obliterating anything on it. Please be careful
> and
> >>>>forward this mail to anyone you care about.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> FCC WARNING !!!!! ----- DEEYENDA PLAGUES INTERNET ----
> >>>>> The internet community has again been plagued by another computer
> >>>>virus. This message is being spread throughout the internet, including
> >>>>USENET posting, EMAIL, and other interent activities.. The reason for all
> >>>>the attention is because of the nature of this virus and the potential
> >>>>security risks it makes.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Instead of a destructive trojan virus (most viruses!), this virus,
> >>>>referred to as Deeyenda Maddick, performs a comprehensive search on your
> >>>>computer, looking for valuable information, such as email and login
> >>>>passwords, credit cards, personal info, etc. The Deeyenda virus also has
> >>>>the capability to stay memory resident while running a host of
> applications
> >>>>and operation systems, such as Windows 3.11 and Windows 95.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> What this means to internet users is that when a login and PASSWORD
> >>>>are sent to the server, this virus can COPY this information and SEND IT
> OUT
> >>>>TO AN UNKNOWN ADDRESS (varies).
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The reason for this warning is because the Deeyenda virus is
> virtually
> >>>>undetectable. Once attacked, your computer will be unsecure. Although it
> >>>>can attack any O/S, this virus is most likely to attack those users
> viewing
> >>>>Java enhanced Web Pages (Netscape 2.0+ and Microsoft Internet Explorer
> 3.0+
> >>>>which are running on Windows 95) . Researchers at Princeton University
> >>>>have found this virus on a number of World Wide Web pages and fear its
> >spread.
> >>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Please pass this on, for we must alert the general public of the
> >>>>security risks.
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
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