Questions on Viruses?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Peshlakai, Clifton
> Sent: Monday, January 03, 2000 1:16 PM
> To: TCIMC STAFF
> Subject: EXTREMELY DANGEROUS PC VIRUS!!!!!!!
> DANGEROUS VIRUS
> Subject: VERY IMPORTANT - EXTREMELY DANGEROUS VIRUS
> This information came from Microsoft yesterday morning.
> Please pass to anyone you know who has access to the Internet.
> You may receive an apparently harmless Budweiser screen
> saver, entitled "BUDDYLST.SIP". If you do - DO NOT OPEN IT UNDER ANY
> CIRCUMSTANCES, but delete it immediately.
> Once opened, you will lose EVERYTHING on your PC. Your
> hard disk will be completely destroyed and the person who sent you the
> message will have access to your name and password via the Internet.
> As far as we know, the virus was circulated yesterday
> morning. It's a new virus and extremely dangerous. Please copy this
> information and e-mail it to everyone in your address book. We need to
> all we can to block this virus.
> America On Line confirmed how dangerous it is and there is
> no Anti virus program as yet which is capable of destroying it!!!!
> AGAIN, PLEASE BE ALERTED of THIS MESSAGE!!!!!!
> If you have any PC virus problems please notify IRM.
> Thank you.
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