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



Thanks, Jim.  I doubted it when it came through, cut now you have confirmed it.

David


At 12:43 PM 5/29/01 -0400, you wrote:
>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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