New virus

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Message 21966 · 21 Jul 2000 09:57:24 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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From: Phil Wardle <xxxx_xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xxx.xx>
To: UILLEANN LIST <xxxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx.xxxx-xxxxx.xxx>
Sent: Thursday, July 20, 2000 9:42 PM
Subject: New virus

> This came from my sister-in-law at the university of Tasmania a few
minutes
> ago.
> Off topic I know, but best to find out about quickly.
>
> Also if you are using Outlook Express there is a newly found flaw that
> allows hackers to ruin your system without you even opening your e-mail: a
> virus can be embedded in the message header.
>
> Micro-soft-in-the-head is working on a fix now, so check them out for an
> update soon.
>
>
> Becky's message:
>
> > 1. There is a new virus - WOBBLER. It will arrive on e-mail entitled
> > CALIFORNIA.
> > IBM and AOL have announced that is very powerful, more so than
> > MELISSA, there is no remedy. It will eat all your information on the
hard
> > drive and also destroys Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet
> > Explorer.
> > Do not open anything with this title and please pass on this message to
> > all
> > your contacts and anyone who uses your e-mail facility. Not many people
> > seem
> > to know about this yet so propagate it as fast as possible.
> > 2. If you receive an e-mail entitled " Win A Holiday " DO NOT OPEN IT.
> > It will erase everything on your hard drive. Forward this letter to as
> > many
> > people as you can. This is a new, very malicious virus and not many
people
> > know about it. This information was announced yesterday morning from
> > Microsoft.
> >
> > Rebecca Cooley
> > Discipline of Surgery
>
>

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