virus in attached documents

Harry Powell hrp1000 at cus.cam.ac.uk
Fri Apr 18 11:12:44 EST 1997


On Fri, 18 Apr 1997, Harry Powell wrote:


stuff snipped here
> which seems to contain the "Ripper" virus (whatever that might be). As 
> the text of the message seems innocent enough (regarding 
> crystallization), you might get lulled into a sense of false security. 
> 
> I haven't actually tracked the virus down to this message *yet*, but it 
> is the only new file on my PC that I haven't created in the last couple 
> of weeks.
A little more information on this; 

I've just tried re-infecting with the document and it doesn't seem to be 
carrying the virus. I must have picked it up somewhere else.

I offer my public apologies to the senders of the original message.

Harry
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