>> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Rick Brenneman
> To: Daniel P. Reeve ; David Reeve ; Janice Berkin ; Lee-Anne Ruggle ; Mark
Berkin ; Ron Johnston > Sent: Friday, August 24, 2001 9:49 AM
> Subject: Fw: VERY DANGEROUS VIRUS
> WORST EVER VIRUS (CNN announced)
> A new virus has just been discovered that has
> been classified by Microsoft as the most destructive
> ever! This virus was discovered yesterday afternoon by McAfee and
> no vaccine has yet been developed. This virus simply
> destroys Sector Zero from the hard disk, where vital information for
> its functioning are stored.
> This virus acts in the following manner: It
> sends itself automatically to all contacts on your list with the title
"A > Virtual Card for You."
> As soon as the supposed virtual card is opened,
> the computer freezes so that the user has to reboot. When the
> ctrl alt del keys or the reset button are pressed, the virus destroys
> Sector Zero, thus permanently destroying the hard disk.
> Yesterday in just a few hours this virus caused
> panic in New York, according to news broadcast by CNN. This alert
> was received by an employee of Microsoft itself. So don't
> open any mails with subject: "A Virtual Card for You." As soon as you get
> mail, delete it.
> Please pass this mail to all of your friends.
> Forward this to everyone in your address book.
> I would rather receive this 25 times than not at
> all. Also: Intel announced that a new and very destructive virus
> was discovered recently.
> If you receive an email called "An Internet Flower For You,"
> do not open it. Delete it right away! This virus removes all
> dynamic link libraries (.dll files) from your computer.
> Your computer will not be able to boot up !!