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Re: [ujeni] found a virus

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  • Paul DEVER
    I was afraid that it was Likoma witchcraft... ... From: John Patten Reply-To: ujeni@yahoogroups.com To: ujeni@yahoogroups.com Subject:
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 20, 2001
      I was afraid that it was Likoma witchcraft...


      ----Original Message Follows----
      From: John Patten <jppatten98@...>
      Reply-To: ujeni@yahoogroups.com
      To: ujeni@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [ujeni] found a virus
      Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 14:36:27 -0800 (PST)

      No dude, read ahead further. You don't open it, just
      select all, delete, and empty the recycle bin. It's
      gone now from here and the files are fine. A friend
      sent the directions. JP


      --- Paul DEVER <pcpaul@...> wrote:
      > Thereby promptly enabling you to delete your
      > directory yourself....
      >
      > Uh, wait till you get to Afghanistan to do this,
      > boy.
      >
      >
      > ----Original Message Follows----
      > From: John Patten <jppatten98@...>
      > Reply-To: ujeni@yahoogroups.com
      > To: kym walther <kymwalther@...>, Ania Tryc
      > <anya@...>,
      > Anya Tryc <ania_tryc@...>, shari pedersen
      >
      > <shari_pedersen@...>, Carol
      > <carol_h@...>, Deepa Ramesh
      > <deeparamesh@...>, Marlys Dunphy
      > <marlyskd@...>, Peter Salama
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      > <aborrel@...>, Helen Young
      > <h.young@...>, "Gloria B. Gamba"
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      >
      > <john.hammock@...>, John Hammock
      > <jhammo01@...>, Nhi Nguyen
      > <nhi.nguyen@...>, Dismas howyadoin Nkunda
      > <dnkunda@...>,
      > David Karp <david.karp@...>, Rebecca Lunt
      > <luntr@...>, Malawi
      > RPCVS <ujeni@yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: [ujeni] found a virus
      > Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 08:55:19 -0800 (PST)
      >
      > Hey all,
      >
      > I have emailed you recently and received this
      > message
      > from someone that emailed me. I actually found this
      > virus on the hardrive here, so it might be worth a
      > minute to check. It's easy to delete. JP
      >
      >
      > Subject: virus
      > >Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 13:26:23 -0800
      > >X-MSMail-Priority: High
      > >X-MIMEOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE
      > V5.00.2615.200
      > >
      > >Dear Email Recipients
      > >
      > >I was just notified from one of my email senders
      > that
      > they had a virus
      > that
      > >attached itself to their address book and went out
      > to
      > all those they
      > sent
      > >email to. I checked my computer and yes I did have
      > it, which means
      > that
      > >you may have it also.
      > >
      > >This virus is a "sleeping virus". Apparently it
      > comes from Germany
      > and now
      > >is in the US. It is programmed to activate itself
      > at
      > a later date and
      > >therefore is not detected by virus scanners. Mine
      > did not detect it.
      > Nobody
      > >knows how long it has been going around. When it
      > activates itself it
      > >deletes all files and directories on your hard
      > drive.
      > It spreads
      > through
      > >email.
      > >
      > >It hides itself in C:\Windows\Command
      > >
      > >Here's what to do. Click START, then FIND, then
      > FILES
      > OR FOLDERS; type
      > in
      > >SULFNBK and search in "C".
      > >
      > >This is an EXE folder. If your computer has the
      > vir!
      > us the program
      > will
      > >appear in the search result area. DO NOT OPEN IT!
      > Go to EDIT;
      > SELECT ALL,
      > >then hit your DELETE key on your keyboard.
      > Immediately delete it from
      > your
      > >RECYCLE BIN.
      > >
      > >That's it. It takes very little time and effort
      > to
      > do. Your computer
      > will
      > >now be free from the virus.
      > >
      > >If you had the virus you need to email everyone in
      > your address book
      > and
      > >tell them about it.
      >
      >
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