VIRUS ALERT

Linda Jacobson linda at frcs.alt.za
Wed Dec 7 04:42:21 EST 1994


 
> There is a virus on America Online being sent by e-mail. If you get
> anything called "Good Times," DON'T read it or download it. It is a
> virus that will erase your hard drive. Forward this to all your friends.
> It may help them a lot.

My information is that this is a hoax/urban legend. As I understand it, you
can't get a virus by reading something, only by running a programme with the
virus in it. If you are still worried about this, check with your local
computer gurus; I think you will get the same answer.

Linda

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