Wed Jan 9 11:45:46 EST 2002
much appreciated !
At 01:39 AM 1/10/2002 +1000, you wrote:
>Got this virus alert from my publisher (Weatherhill) tonight, found the
>virus in my system and successfully eliminated it. Since you are in my
>address book, I am afraid you may at risk as well. Sorry for any inconvenience.
>From: <mailto:Oneillpg at aol.com>Oneillpg at aol.com [mailto:Oneillpg at aol.com]
>Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2002 10:07 AM
>To: <mailto:dark at mercuryin.es>dark at mercuryin.es;
><mailto:VICKIDARK at aol.com>VICKIDARK at aol.com;
><mailto:aefield at wanadoo.fr>aefield at wanadoo.fr;
><mailto:Pebble at aol.com>Pebble at aol.com;
><mailto:marilyn.a.mihal at vanderbilt.edu>marilyn.a.mihal at vanderbilt.edu;
><mailto:GLOBOOK at aol.com>GLOBOOK at aol.com;
><mailto:weatherhill at weatherhill.com>weatherhill at weatherhill.com;
><mailto:ray.strettell at talk21.com>ray.strettell at talk21.com;
><mailto:turney at gol.com>turney at gol.com
>Subject: Possible virus
> VIRUS ALERT
> I have today received an Email saying that I may have inadvertently
> passed on a virus that spreads from address book to address book. It is
> apparently undetectable by Norton or McAfee. It remains dormant for two
> weeks, then activates and wipes out hard drive data.
> When I checked my hard drive I found the virus and deleted it. As you
> are in my address book, it is important that you follow the instructions
> below to check / delete the virus.
>1. Go to START and to FIND or SEARCH (depending on computer)
>2. In SEARCH FOR FILE or FOLDER, type sulfnbk.exe - this is the virus
>3. In the LOOK IN section, make sure you are searching the C Drive
>4. Hit SEARCH or FIND
>5. If you find an ugly black icon and the file name DO NOT open it
>6. Right click on the file, go to DELETE and left click
>7. When asked if you want to send it to the Recycle Bin, say yes
>8. Go to Desktop and double click on Recycle Bin
>9. Locate the file and delete as above
> If you find the file, send this message on to the people in your
> address book. Sorry for the (possible) bad news, but am hopeful that you
> have not got the same problem or that you have found it in good time.
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