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virus hoaxes ad infinitum
- To: telecine internet group <telecine at alegria.com>
- Subject: virus hoaxes ad infinitum
- From: rob at alegria.com (Rob Lingelbach)
- Date: Wed, 18 Nov 1998 08:50:14 -0600
- Organization: Altruistic Intentions
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I've had to intercept virus "alert" messages posted to the TIG that
are viruses themselves.
the following URL should be required reading for everyone on the
...the newest flareup that was sent to the TIG was regarding the "Bud
Frogs" virus. It is not a virus it is a hoax (which is, in its own
way, a virus).
If you receive a "warning" (usually IN CAPS) and exhortations to SEND
TO EVERYONE you know etc. etc., please engage a healthy amount of
skepticism, and refer to the above documents.
Rob Lingelbach | "I would give nothing for that man's religion
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