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RE: [IP] Fw: VIrus warning.....



This is a hoax. From Symantec:

The following hoax email has been reported in Brazil. The original email is
in Portuguese; it is followed by an English translation. CAUTION: This
particular email message ...
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/sulfnbk.exe.warning.html 

Jim Handsfield
email @ redacted OR
email @ redacted

The opinions expressed are mine and may not represent those of my wife who
runs our house and makes more important decisions than I do.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Irv Perlman [mailto:email @ redacted]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 12:31 PM
> To: Irv Perlman
> Subject: [IP] Fw: VIrus warning.....
> 
> 
> Hi All,
> 
> I received this warning from the company that manages our 
> business software.
>       __@
>     _`\<,_   Irv
>    (_)/ (_)
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: kathy reagan
> To: home
> Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 10:39 AM
> Subject: VIrus warning.....
> 
> 
> I was forwarded this from a collegue...... we have found (and 
> removed) from
> all PC's here at Datamann.  Just wanted to pass on to all of 
> you....just in
> case!
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: ecclesia
> To: Undisclosed-Recipient:;
> Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2001 10:03 AM
> Subject: I found this virus on my computer
> 
> 
> I received this virus warning Saturday morning, May 26. I followed the
> instructions and sure enough, my computer was infected. I've 
> got anti-virus
> software and it did not pick it up! Please read the following 
> carefully.
> 
> URGENT.  A VIRUS could be in your computer files now, dormant but
> will become active on June 1.  FOLLOW DIRECTIONS BELOW TO CHECK
> IF YOU HAVE IT AND TO REMOVE IT NOW.
> 
> It was brought to my attention yesterday that a virus is in 
> circulation via
> email. I looked for it and to my surprise I found it on mine. ..
> Please follow the directions and remove it from yours TODAY!!!!!!!
> 
> No Virus software can detect it.  It will become active on 
> June 1, 2001.
> It might be too late by then. It wipes out all files and folders on
> the hard drive. This virus travels thru E-mail and migrates to the
> 'C:\windows\command' folder.  To find it and get rid of it off of
> your computer, do the  following.
> 
> Go to the "START" button.
> Go to "FIND" or "SEARCH"
> Go to "FILES & FOLDERS"
> Make sure the find box is searching the "C:" drive.
> Type in;   SULFNBK.EXE
> Begin search.
> 
> If it finds it, highlight it.
> Go to 'File'  and delete it.
> lose the find Dialog box
> Open the Recycle Bin
> Find the file and delete it from the Recycle bin
> You should be safe.
> 
> The bad part is: You need to contact everyone you have sent ANY
> E-mail to in the past few months. Many major companies have 
> found this virus
> on
> their computers. Please help your friends !!!!!!!!
> 
> DO NOT RELY ON YOUR ANTI-VIRUS SOFTWARE. McAFEE and NORTON CANNOT
> DETECT IT BECAUSE IT DOES NOT BECOME A VIRUS UNTIL JUNE 1ST.
> 
> WHATEVER YOU DO, DO NOT OPEN THE FILE!!!
> 
> This communication is Royal Ecclesiastical Matter
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