"Good Times" e-mail virus is a HOAX

Nick Fisher nef at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Wed Dec 7 12:50:46 EST 1994


The so-called "Good Times" e-mail virus is a HOAX. It is IMPOSSIBLE for a
text file to infect your computer. Only executable files can carry
"active" virus code. The single purpose of this "virus" is to flood the
Net with warnings posted by well-meaning people worried about computer
security.

Nick Fisher
Dept of Biochemistry 
Cambridge University
UK




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