[b-trans] Fw: Virus found
jburke at sprint.com.au
Fri May 17 23:02:48 EDT 2002
I received the following today, 18/5/02. I think it's authentic. Sorry for
To all on this list,
This is what is known as a 'social virus'. It is a hoax. The file it asks
you to delete is a standard Windows file. It's actually making you the
virus, by getting you to delete components of your own software.
There are a number of these running around. Please don't delete anything
from your harddrive in this way, even if you're asked really nicely.
For more information on this social virus:
For a checklist of the most common virus hoaxes:
More information about the B-Greek