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Fwd: INTERNET VIRUS ALERT

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Date: Fri, 31 Mar 95 08:50:33 -0600
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Today (3/30/95) I received a copy of an e-mail from Hughes Aircraft
Company via Moorpark College and the City of Ventura regarding a new 
virus
called GOOD TIMES that originated from someone on AOL.

This virus, when activated, is extremely destructive and, the e-mail
states, "is unparalled in its capability...other more well-known viruses
such as Stoned, Airwolf and Michaelangelo pale in comparison..."

The virus can be detected as an e-mail message with the subject line
reading "Good Times."  If you receive a piece of e-mail with Good Times 
as
the subject, DO NOT READ IT...DELETE IT IMMEDIATELY.

The virus is launched when the e-mail is loaded into the mail server's
ASCII buffer and it is highly intelligent...it will send copies of 
itself
to everyone whose e-mail addess is contained in the received-mail file 
or
sent-mail file, if it can find one.  Once a computer is infected, one of
several things can happen.  The hard drive will most likely be 
destroyed. 
If the program is not stopped, the computer's processor will be placed 
in
an nth-complexity infinite binary loop which can severly damage the
processor.

REMEMBER...if you receive a piece of e-mail with the subject called Good
Times, DO NOT READ IT...DELETE IT IMMEDIATELY.


-- 
raley@rain.org
ventura, California



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