"Good Times" e-mail virus is a HOAX

Chris Jones jones at fubar.cs.montana.edu
Thu Dec 8 18:18:08 EST 1994


In article <3c5ipu$j1i at nntp.ucs.ubc.ca> mcclean at flair.law.ubc.ca (John McClean) writes:
> In article <nef-0712941750460001 at moose.bioc.cam.ac.uk>, nef at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk (Nick Fisher) says:
> >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. 

Couldn't we all agree that the text of the warning about the virus
*was* the virus?  (It was using up network bandwidth, hard drive
space, memory, processor time...)
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