Re: [XTalk] Fw: Virus--This is Real
----- Original Message -----
From: "LAlbert" <lalbert001@...>
Sent: Sunday, December 16, 2001 12:48 AM
Subject: [XTalk] Fw: Virus--This is Real
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: LAWolfe@...
> To: LAByrd@...
> Sent: Saturday, December 15, 2001 8:37 PM
> Subject: Virus--This is Real
> I received a message containing this virus..., and chances
> are you have it too, since you're in my address book.
> It lies dormant for 14 days, then it kills you hard drive.
> Here's how to stop it:...I did this and its easy...
> If you've got it send this to everyone in your address book.
> The directions for removing it are easy.
> 1. Go to 'start' - then to 'find or search'
> (depending on your computer)
> 2. In the 'search for files or folders' type in
> sulfnbk.exe -- this is the virus.
> 3. In the 'look in' make sure you're searching Drive C.
> 4. Hit 'search' button (or find)
> 5. If this file shows up (it's an ugly blackish icon that will have the
> name 'sulfnbk.exe' DO NOT OPEN IT
> 6. Right click on the file - go down to delete and left click.
> 7. I will ask you if you want to send it to the recycle bin, say yes.
> 8. Go to your desktop (where all your icons are)
> and double click on the recycle bin.
> 9. Right click on sulfnbk.exe and delete again - or empty the bin.
> If you find it send this email to all in your address book,
> because that's how it's transferred.
This is a HOAX! Do NOT erase this file which is a legitimate component
There is a virus called W32/Magistr-A which is capable of emailing infected
copies of SULFNBK.EXE to innocent users. This is probably how the scare
but eliminating this file can cause you problems. As usual, run a viral scan
frequently and research all e-mail warnings.