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  • Larry Lozon
    FYI ... From: Gerry Altoff Subject: The Threat is not over... Author: PEVI Administration at NP-PEVI Jenifer Noss at NPS Date:
    Message 1 of 1 , May 8, 2000
      -----Original Message-----
      From: Gerry Altoff <Gerry_Altoff@...>
      Subject: The Threat is not over...
      Author: PEVI Administration at NP-PEVI
      Jenifer Noss at NPS
      Date: 05/07/2000 10:42 PM
      * * URGENT Broadcast message to all MWR Administrative Managers and
      Computer Specialists * *

      On May 4, a virus (worm) called ILOVEYOU propagated all over the world, causing needless grief and aggrevation. The National Park Service was affected in many parts of the country. It now appears that there are *NEW* variants of the May 4 virus which are in circulation. The frightening thing is that the new variants are sneaky - you could easily believe any of them to be a valid message.
      REMEMBER, any of these messages (with the attached worm) can come from someone credible who e-mails you regularly (in or outside the National Park Service). The subject lines from an infected message will come with a subject line and the named attachement as follows:

      SUBJECT: Important! Read carefully!!

      ATTACHMENT: Important.TXT.vbs

      SUBJECT: Virus ALERT!!! (*Note: This message poses as a message from
      Symantec Technical Support - specifically: support@...)

      ATTACHMENT: protect.vbs

      SUBJECT: fwd: Joke

      ATTACHMENT: Very Funny.vbs

      SUBJECT: Mothers Day Order Confirmation

      ATTACHMENT: mothersday.vbs

      SUBJECT: Dangerous Virus Warning

      ATTACHMENT: virus_warning.jpg.vbs



      SUBJECT: Sisitukim shi vakara kavos puodukui...


      Please get this information out to your park staff as quickly as possible. If
      someone receives one of the above mentioned messages or any other suspicious message, DO NOT open the attachment. Delete the message right away. Do not forward the message to anyone. Note the name of the specific virus message and the name of the sender. Fax this information to Information Technology at 402-221-3841.

      Thank you for your cooperation.

      Jenifer Noss
      I would imajine that everyone out there has been warned but those
      who have not ........

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