OT: 'Melissa' Virus

From: Jim Strickland <jim_at_calico.litterbox.com>
Date: Sun Mar 28 21:01:35 1999

> OK, this is totally off topic, but if you haven't heard the weekends news
> I'd recommend checking out the following URL:
> http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/special/melissavirus.html
> Normally I discount these as hoaxes, but this isn't. Thankfully I'm one of
> the 'Dinosaurs' at work that refuses to give up an antique RS/6000 for a
> nice shiny new NT box, so I'm still on UNIX e-mail.
> The problem in a nutshell, don't open any messages in a Microsoft E-Mail
> program with the following title "Important Message From: {persons name}".

Nope, no hoax. I got a CERT advisory on this one.

Jim Strickland
Vote Meadocrat!  Bill and Opus in 2000 - Who ELSE is there?
Received on Sun Mar 28 1999 - 21:01:35 BST

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