>Date: Mon, 21 Oct 1996 16:31:35 -0500 >From: douglas <[log in to unmask]> >Organization: DollarBILL Production$ >To: [log in to unmask] >Subject: VIRUS WARNING!! >Sender: [log in to unmask] >Reply-To: douglas <[log in to unmask]> > >This message waw sent to me today thought I'd let everyone know: > >Dear Friends, > This is a warning about a new virus. This warning came to me >from a >US Navy installation, so it must be serious! > >Later, >GOOSE > >--------------------- > >DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILE NAMED PKZIP300 REGARDLESS OF EXTENSION. > >A NEW Trojan Horse Virus has emerged on the Internet with the name >PKZIP300.ZIP, so named as to give the impression that this file is a new >version of the PKZIP software used to "zip," or compress, files. DO NOT >DOWNLOAD THIS FILE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES!! If you install or expand >the >file, the virus WILL wipe your hard disk clean and affect modems 14.4 >and >higher. This is an extremely destructive virus & there is NOT yet a way >of >cleaning this one up. > > PLEASE PASS THIS ON TO ANYONE YOU KNOW . > > The only difference between qualitative and quantitative information is volume.