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DPRG: Happy99

Subject: DPRG: Happy99
From: Chip Nettles chipperbug at hotmail.com
Date: Mon Mar 15 08:32:45 CST 1999

Thank you for the virus.  I took it home to dissassemble it ( I love 
collecting viruses, but I DON'T distribute them ), but I just have a 286 
at home without Win32.  I guess I'll wait until I get a 'real' computer 
to figure out all that it does.


>From: "Robert L. Jordan" <rljordan at airmail.net>
>Reply-To: dprglist at dprg.org
>To: dprglist at dprg.org
>Subject: Re: DPRG: Happy99
>Date: Sun, 14 Mar 1999 11:56:39 -0600
>
>JRH,
>Thanks!  I'm paranoid! You got me a good one on your email:-)
>all is quiet again on the home front.
>Robert Jordan
>
>J. Reeves Hall wrote:
>
>> Sorry, didn't realize someone had already brought it up. I was 
scanning
>> through my messages to see if I had received it.
>>
>> -Reeves
>>
>> Jay Couture wrote:
>>
>> > FYI
>> >
>> > >Robert L. Jordan wrote:
>> > >>
>> > >>                      Name: Happy99.exe
>> > >>    Happy99.exe       Type: unspecified type 
(application/octet-stream)
>> > >>                  Encoding: x-uuencode
>> > >
>> >
>> >                  Feb. 11 - The Happy99.exe worm has spread very 
quickly
>> >                around North America, particularly Silicon Valley,
>> >                according to Dan Tanaka of Data Fellows Inc. ?I now
>> >                receive 20 or 30 copies of it every day,? he told 
MSNBC.
>> >                The worm was apparently released on Usenet, and 
since
>> >                last month there have been nearly 4,500 posts about 
it,
>> >                many from users trying to find out how to disinfect 
their
>> >                machines.
>> >
>> > I forgot to say more info is available here.
>> > http://beta.nai.com/public/datafiles/valerts/vinfo/w32ska.asp
>> > I did run this trusting this newgroup and it's users. And it did 
infect my
>> > sytem. However, if you do not restart/shutdown after you run it, 
then it
>> > hasn't had time to infect your PC yet.
>> >
>> > Later, Jay
>>
>> --
>> In a world without fences, why do we need Gates?
>> Linux. Because I have better things to do than worry about Y2K.
>> 1:01am up 18 days, 11:13, 8 users, load average: 1.00, 1.02, 1.00
>
>
>

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