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DPRG: Re: Hoax Virus-Warning!

Subject: DPRG: Re: Hoax Virus-Warning!
From: Jim Brown jbrown at cyberramp.net
Date: Sat Feb 7 14:46:07 CST 1998

At 12:16 PM 2/7/98 +0100, you wrote:
>>>      !!!!Virus Warning!!!!
>>>
>>>      If you receive an email titled "JOIN THE CREW" DO NOT open it.
>>>      It will erase everything on your hard drive. Forward this letter

<more virus hoax stuff snipped>

The "Join the Crew" virus and the "Good Times" virus are just a hoax.
You can not get a virus by reading email text.  Opening an attachment
is another story, but just opening an email and reading the text will
not give your computer a virus.

See hoax info at: http://www.yale.edu/its/security/virus-hoaxes.html


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