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  • Lewis Tanzos
    THIS IS A HOAX! Do _NOT_ follow the instructions. http://www.europe.f-secure.com/hoaxes/sulfnbk.shtml http://vil.mcafee.com/dispVirus.asp?virus_k=99084&
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 26, 2001
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      THIS IS A HOAX!

      Do _NOT_ follow the instructions.

      http://www.europe.f-secure.com/hoaxes/sulfnbk.shtml
      http://vil.mcafee.com/dispVirus.asp?virus_k=99084&
      http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/sulfnbk.exe.warning.html

      - Istvan

      > an edited version of a letter forwarded to me by Deasal, though my
      > sentiments are pretty much the same. I did find it on my computer as well, I
      > apologize to anyone I may have inadverantly infected. Please note that on my
      > computer it had to get through an external virus trap at the ISP and the
      > Inoculate it virus scan on my computer.
      > My apologies,
      > Barbara/Sorcha
      >
      > > > Dammit... I hate this kind of crap, it comes from those damned buddy
      > > lists that everyone seems to use these days to forward all kinds of good
      > stuff...
      > > including VIRUSES!!!
      > > Supposedly this virus lies dormant for 14 days before attacking, so I'm
      > > forwarding this to everyone in my address book, just in case... not that I
      > > have many in my address book...... Here is the info I was forwarded from a
      > > friend who's got me on her "buddy list" I found the file... I hope
      > > no one got it from me:
      > >
      > > > --I just got the enclosed information this morning and when
      > > > I checked my folders, sure enough the bad folder was in my computer. So
      > > > that means you all have received it too, I guess. I don't understand
      > > > about these things. Anyhow, you each need to follow the instructions
      > > > below.
      > > >
      > > > Following are instructions for removing a virus that was inadvertently
      > > > passed on to you from my address book, which someone else's address book
      > > > passed on to me.
      > > >
      > > > THE VIRUS LIES DORMANT FOR 14 DAYS, THEN KILLS YOUR HARD DRIVE. PLEASE
      > > > FORWARD THESE DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO REMOVE IT TO EVERYONE IN YOUR ADDRESS
      > > > BOOK.
      > > >
      > > > 1. Go to start -- then to "Find" or "Search"
      > > >
      > > > 2. In the Search for file or folders type in sulfnbk.exe
      > > >
      > > > 3. In the look in make sure you are searching Drive C
      > > >
      > > > 4. Hit Search button (or find)
      > > >
      > > > 5. If this file shows up (it's an ugly black 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. Click on yes and send it to the recycle bin.
      > > >
      > > > 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 bin.
      > > >
      > > > IF YOU FIND IT, YOU WILL HAVE TO SEND THIS MESSAGE TO EVERYONE IN YOUR
      > > > ADDRESS BOOK.
      > > >
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