FW: virus alert (fwd) -Forwarded
strombrg at nis.acs.uci.edu
Fri Feb 5 17:43:06 GMT 1999
Timothy Gebhart wrote:
> I am not afraid of viruses in general but I know for a fact that this one is
> real ! Be sure to read this because
> this virus will affect you harshly....and as a computer professional I feel
> it is my obligation to make you all
> aware of this. THIS IS NOT A JOKE !
> Tim G.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Schreel
> Sent: Tuesday, February 02, 1999 11:29 AM
> To: Art Collins; Daniel Frye; Tim Gebhart; Jason Reinhardt; Dave
> Kirkpatrick; Kevin Wagner; Paul Hines; Wallace Alderman
> Subject: FW: virus alert (fwd) -Forwarded
> I know some of you don't believe these. Thank GOD Wally loaded a virus
> scanner on my computer.
> From: Robert F. Lentz[SMTP:LENTZRF at rapca.org]
> Sent: Monday, February 01, 1999 12:46 PM
> To: mlentz at aerotek.com; lentzp at alleg.edu; djmyers at aol.com;
> jedsaundrs at aol.com; colin.p.reed at boeing.com; colum.mckenna at epa.state.oh.us;
> mdura at gateway.net; steve.mendoza at gecapital.com; lnusmoa1.mzn0fd at gmeds.com;
> m.smith17 at gte.net; mwalsh at mail.utexas.edu; gunther.12 at osu.edu;
> smith.sc at pg.com; schreel at tri-techceg.com; ellen.beerman at worldnet.att.net
> Subject: virus alert (fwd) -Forwarded
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> From: lauren bernick <bernickl at bulldog.georgetown.edu>
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> To: antonio teixiera <teix+ at pitt.edu>, heather zink <hazst2+ at pitt.edu>,
> todd matras <tamst54+ at pitt.edu>,
> christine swetz <swetzca at laa.co.montgomery.oh.us>,
> leigh blackburn <Leigh_Blackburn at yahoo.com>,
> margaret pawlick <margie7i at gwis2.circ.gwu.edu>,
> melissa cenna <Melissa_Cenna at sonychemicals.com>,
> stephany <smh3221 at aol.com>,
> terry deis <Terry_Wiezorek at ccmail.sgo.sony.com>,
> SHAZNEEN RABADI <rabadis at bulldog.georgetown.edu>
> Subject: virus alert (fwd)
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 13:01:16 -0700
> From: rachel_levin at mail.fws.gov
> To: bernickl at bulldog.georgetown.edu, Ejazz30 at aol.com, rjazz54 at hotmail.com,
> laury_parramore at mail.fws.gov, cindy_hoffman at mail.fws.gov
> Subject: virus alert
> >If you receive an e-mail entitled "Badtimes," delete it
> immediately. Do not open it. Apparently this one is pretty nasty.
> It will not only erase everything on your hard drive, but it will also
> delete anything on disks within 20 feet of your computer. It
> demagnetizes the stripes on ALL of your credit cards.
> It reprograms your ATM access code, screws up the tracking on your VCR
> and uses subspace field harmonics to scratch any CD's you attempt to
> It will re-calibrate your refrigerator's coolness settings so all your
> ice cream melts and your milk curdles.
> I will program your phone AutoDial to call only your mother-in-law's
> This virus will mix antifreeze into your fish tank.
> It will drink all your beer.
> It will leave dirty socks on the coffee table when you are expecting
> Its radioactive emissions will cause your toe jam and bellybutton fuzz
> to migrate behind your ears.
> It will replace your shampoo with Nair and your Nair with Rogaine, all
> while dating your current boy/girlfriend behind your back and billing
> their hotel rendezvous to your Visa card.
> It will cause you to run with scissors and throw things in a way that
> is only fun until someone loses an eye.
> It will give you Dutch Elm Disease and Tinea.
> It will rewrite your backup files, changing all your active verbs to
> passive tense and incorporating undetectable misspellings which
> grossly change the interpretations of key sentences.
> If the "Badtimes" message is opened in a Windows95 environment, it
> will leave the toilet seat up and leave your hair dryer plugged in
> dangerously close to a full bathtub.
> It will not only remove the forbidden tags from your mattresses and
> pillows, but it will also refill your skim milk with whole milk.
> It will replace all your luncheon meat with Spam.
> It will molecularly rearrange your cologne or perfume, causing it to
> smell like dill pickles.
> It is insidious and subtle. It is dangerous and terrifying to behold.
> It is also a rather interesting shade of mauve.
> These are just a few signs of infection.
> PLEASE FORWARD TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW!!!!!!!
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