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Doreen Keough <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 18 Jun 1999 12:54:46 -0700
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I'm sure that most everyone has seen this warning by now.  Jacque asked me to
relay a message from her to confirm that while the original message had her name
on it, she did NOT send it out, at least intentionally.   She would have sent a
message to the list herself, but didn't want to take ANY chances of propagating
this virus any further.

Speaking for myself now, I presume that we all will have to deal with a
situation somewhat similar to this at sometime or another.  You always hope you
can stay one step ahead of people who think developing and inflicting a "virus"
like this on the world is just great fun.  This is a great group of people and
with all of us helping one another we can try to minimize any potential for
problems.


> In case you didn't see the earlier warning from T. Scott Plutchak on this
> listserv, please be aware that the email message from Jacque Doyle with the
> subject line "Important Message from Jacque Doyle" has an attachment that is
> infected with the Melissa virus.
>
> ******* Please do not open the attachment !!! **********.
>
> FYI - Melissa infects your documents and then emails out those documents to
> people on your email address lists without you even being aware (chances are
> this is what happened to Jacque), so as a courtesy to Jacque, and to prevent
> your machine from becoming infected, you should delete this message and the
> attachment without opening it - take extra care with this one.

--
Doreen B. Keough
Director of Library Services
M.B. Ketchum Memorial Library
Southern California College of Optometry
2575 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Fullerton, CA 92831
Tel: 714 449-7438
Fax: 714 879-0481
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