Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Fw: Important
Re: Fw: Important
From: Lyman Green <lymang_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 22:43:44 -0400
Despite your trusted source,
that is one of many "trusted" pages on this longstanding hoax (circa 1999.)
If you prefer, you can find half a dozen other pages from security
companies and organizations that cover this hoax. The CIAC and also I
believe F-Secure have pages covering hoaxes and this one is found
Please do not email this on to anyone else.
On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 19:35:45 -0600, Rocker <rocker_at_shaw.ca> wrote:
> Hi people. I thought I would send this on to you as I know and trust the
> source of this message
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Norman" <chris.norman4_at_ntlworld.com>
> To: <windows_at_blindprogramming.com>
> Cc: <julie.norman_at_ntlworld.com>
> Sent: Friday, October 22, 2004 4:22 PM
> Subject: Important
> 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 OPEN 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 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 Internet
> 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 to
> your computer. Forward this warning to everyone that you know that might
> access the Internet.
Received on 2004-10-23