[Fwd: Fw: Computer Virus]

David W. Kramer kramer.8 at OSU.EDU
Thu Aug 20 15:40:24 EST 1998


Unfortunately, Jon has been sucked into a hoax.  See
http://www.europe.datafellows.com/news/hoax.htm#budfrogs

This site is a good place to check out hoax warnings:
http://www.europe.datafellows.com/news/hoax.htm
Dave Kramer

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>I don't know if tis is real ornot, but It is wortyh checking out or
>being aware of. Perhaps it is a hoax by Anheuser-Busch to protect their
>copyright. I have no idea.
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>Carl Fumante wrote:
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>> I have no idea if this is real or not, but just in case it is.........
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>> FYI---
>> VIRUS ALERT!!!
>>
>> This is a new twist.  Someone is sending out a very desirable
>>screen-saver-the
>> Budweiser Frogs.  But if you download  it, you will lose everything!!! Your
>> hard drive will crash!!!
>>
>> DON'T DOWNLOAD THIS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES!!!
>> IT JUST WENT INTO CIRCULATION YESTERDAY,  AS FAR AS WE KNOW....BE CAREFUL.
>> PLEASE DISTRIBUTE THIS TO AS MANY PEOPLE AS POSSIBLE...THANX  BELOW IS  WHAT
>> THE SCREENSAVER OFFER WOULD LOOK LIKE!
>>
>> File: BUDSAVER.EXE  (24643 bytes)  DL Time (28800
>> bps): < 1 minute
>>
>> If you download some jerk from the internet will get your screen  name and
>> password!  Please send this to any names you can think of This is a new, very
>> malicious virus and not many people know about it. This information was
>> announced yesterday morning from Microsoft.
>>
>> Please share it with everyone that might access the internet.  Once again,
>> pass this along to EVERYONE in your address book so that this may be stopped.
>>
>> Jeff Smith
>> PR/Mktg Dir. @ TRI
>> (972) 221-2664 x102
>> jeff at terminalreality.com
>>
>>
>> !
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