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Date:          Fri, 15 Aug 1997 13:45:54 -0500 (EST)
From:          Wendy Gardiner <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       (Fwd) email virus
To:            [log in to unmask]

ATHADV members,

I got this message forwarded to me. Just a warning. I don't know if any of
this is true or not.

Have a good weekend!

Wendy
UAB Athletics

>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From:       Jenny Katz [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>> > Sent:       None
>> > To: [log in to unmask]
>> > Subject:    WARNING!!!!
>> >
>> > >Date: Thu, 14 Aug 1997 17:59:07 -0500
>> > >From: "Christy L. Ventura"  <[log in to unmask]>
>> > >Reply-To: "Christy L. Ventura"  <[log in to unmask]>
>> > >To: [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask],
>> > [log in to unmask],
>> > >        [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask],
>> > [log in to unmask],
>> > >        [log in to unmask], [log in to unmask],
>> > >        [log in to unmask]
>> > >Subject: WARNING!!!!
>> > >
>> > >IMPORTANT!!!!
>> > >>>
>> > >>>A few hours ago, Someone opened an E-mail that had the subject
>> > >>>heading of  "ao4free.com".   Within seconds of opening it, a
>> > >>>window appeared and began to display all files that were being
>> > >>>deleted.
>> > The
>> > >>>user immediately shut down the computer,  but it was too late.
>> > >>>This virus wiped all out. It ate the  Anti-Virus Software that
>> > >>>comes with the Windows '95 Program along with  F-Prot AVS.
>> > >>>Neither was able to detect it.
>> > >>>
>> > >>>Please be careful and inform as many people as possible, so
>> > >>>maybe
>> > this
>> > >>>new virus can be eliminated.  Please pass this on,  to anyone
>> > >>>you
>> > know
>> > >>>
>> > >>>          Thanks
>> > >>>
>> > >>>WARNING 2
>> > >>>
>> > >>>This information was received this morning from IBM, please
>> > >>>share
>> > it
>> > >>>with
>> > >>>anyone that might access the Internet:
>> > >>>
>> > >>>If anyone receives e-mail entitled "PENPAL GREETINGS!" please
>> > delete it
>> > >>>WITHOUT READING IT!!  This is a warning for all Internet users
>> > >>>-
>> > there
>> > >>>is
>> > >>>a dangerous virus propagating across the Internet through an
>> > >>>e-mail message entitled "PENPAL GREETINGS!"  DO NOT DOWNLOAD
>> > >>>ANY MESSAGE ENTITLED "PENPAL GREETINGS"!!  This message appears
>> > >>>to be a friendly letter asking you if you are interested in a
>> > >>>penpal,
>> > but
>> > >>>by the
>> > >>>time you read the letter, it is too late. The  "trojan horse"
>> > >>>virus
>> > will
>> > >>>have
>> > >>>already infected the boot sector of your hard drive, destroying
>> > >>>all
>> > of
>> > >>>the
>> > >>>data present.  It is a self-replicating virus, and once the
>> > >>>message
>> > is
>> > >>>read,
>> > >>>it will  AUTOMATICALLY!!!!!     forward itself to anyone whose
>> > e-mail
>> > >>>address is present in YOUR mailbox!
>> > >>>
>> > >>>This virus will DESTROY your hard drive, and holds the
>> > >>>potential to DESTROY the hard drive of anyone whose mail is in
>> > >>>your IN BOX, and whose mail is in their in box and so on.  If
>> > >>>this virus keeps
>> > getting
>> > >>>passed, it has the potential to do a great deal of damage to
>> > computer
>> > >>>networks worldwide!!!!
>> > >>>
>> > >>>Please, delete the message entitled "PENPAL GREETINGS!" AS SOON
>> > >>>AS YOU SEE IT!  Pass this message along to all of your friends
>> > >>>and
>> > other
>> > >>>readers of the newsgroups and mailing lists which you are on so
>> > that
>> > >>>they are not hurt by this dangerous virus!!!!
>> > >>>
>> > >>>Please pass this along to everyone you know so this can be
>> > >>>stopped.
>> > >>>
>> > >>>
>> > >>Joseph F. Di Pardo (Joe)
>> > >>
>> > >>
>> > >>
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >   Joseph J. Toy
>> > >   Lockheed Martin Services Group
>> > >   700 Robbins Ave. Bldg. 2B
>> > >   Phila., Pa. 19111-5008
>> > >   Telephone - (215) 214-8000
>> > >   Facsimile - (215) 728-7684
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >------------ Forwarded Message ends here ------------
>
>Barbara B. Royal (205)934-4221
>