Fw: A new nasty virus alert warning
- Ok I know most of you will not like this but I have been asked to pass this
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, April 30, 2001 2:05 PM
Subject: FW: A new nasty virus alert warning
> Very Urgent!!!!!!!
> PASS THIS ON TO ANYONE YOU HAVE AN E-MAIL ADDRESS FOR.
> If you receive an email titled: "It Takes Guts to Say Jesus" DO NOT
> IT. It will erase everything on your hard drive.
> This information was announced yesterday morning from IBM; AOL states that
> this is a very dangerous virus, much worse than "Melissa," and that there
> is NO Remedy for it at this time. Some very sick
> individual has succeeded in using the reformat function from Norton
> Utilities causing it to completely erase all documents on the hard drive.
> It has been designed to work with Netscape Navigator and Microsoft
> It destroys Macintosh and IBM compatible computers.
> This is a new, very malicious virus and not many people know about it.
> Pass this warning along to EVERYONE in your address book and please share
> it with all your online friends ASAP so that this threat maybe stopped.
> Please practice cautionary measures and tell anyone that may have access
> your computer. Forward this warning to everyone that you know that might
> access the Internet.
> Joyce L. Bober
> IBM Information Systems
> Pittsburgh Mailing Systems
> 412 - 922-8744
> Get Your Private, Free E-mail from MSN Hotmail at http://www.hotmail.com
This virus alert is a complete hoax.....go look here....
Go to the homepage of this group and bookmark it for a good list of
virus warnings....this is just another silly hoax that ties up
everyone's time and mail and bandwidth.
Hope this helps.
Colin Rainsbury wrote:
> Ok I know most of you will not like this but I have been asked to pass this
> > Very Urgent!!!!!!!
> > PASS THIS ON TO ANYONE YOU HAVE AN E-MAIL ADDRESS FOR.
> > If you receive an email titled: "It Takes Guts to Say Jesus" DO NOT
> > IT. It will erase everything on your hard drive.
- Thanks for the reply, sorry to anyone who already knew this to be a hoax I do not normal send these warnings on but in this case this one appeared to be genuinesorry once againColin Rainsbury