Fw: new virus warning
From: Cyndy Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Basic prevention -- NEVER open "attachments" from an unknown source.
> Peace, Cyndy
>From: Ross, Andy M. (LNG-CIS) <Andy.Ross@lexis-nexis.com>
>To: 'Cyndy Ross' <email@example.com>
>Date: Thursday, May 04, 2000 11:44 AM
>Subject: RE: new virus (?)
>>>From all appearances, the virus is real. Following is an excerpt from a
>>corporate warning just today....
>>Headline: Urgent: New Email Virus Alert - Must Read
>>May 4, 2000
>>A new email virus has been discovered called ILOVEYOU. It uses Microsoft
>>Outlook on Windows systems to propagate itself.
>>This virus e-mails itself out as an attachment with the filename
>>"LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs". The subject line of the e-mail message may
>>appear as "ILOVEYOU". The body of the e-mail message may appear to come
>>a known e-mail correspondent and contains the following text:
>> kindly check the attached LOVELETTER coming from me.
>>This virus then utilizes your e-mail client to propagate itself. You may
>>notice their e-mail client start when this occurs.
>>If you receive any email messages with a file attachment
>>"LOVE-LETTER-FOR-YOU.TXT.vbs", please delete it immediately. Do not
>>double-click the file attachment.
> Any way, thanks for the update and virus warning. Gotta go for now...
>>Love you guys!
>>Andy and Evette
>>From: Cyndy Ross [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>>Sent: Thursday, May 04, 2000 11:17 AM
>>To: Andy Ross
>>Subject: new virus (?)
>> Steve just called me to warn me about a virus, called the "I love you" or
>>"love letter" virus, which has infected & shut down the computer systems
>>2 major suppliers in this area (Dayco & Delphi). DaimlerChyrsler has shut
>>down their email system as a precautionary measure. Do you know anything
>>A friend who lives on a 120-acre organic farm had her new Gateway computer
>>infected with the "Happy99" virus. She had the computer up & running for
>>less than 2 weeks before contracting the virus. The people at Norton told
>>her it was one of the worst viruses they have come across.
>>Please pray we end up with no more than twins.....as Steve says "only one
>>litter per household, please." Also, keep Steve's parents in your
>>His dad, Lou, is getting worse and his mom, Nancy, is not finding/seeing
>>strength she should in order to be a supportive spouse. It's one thing to
>>watch a loved one wither away. However, I find it more heart wrenching to
>>see a lack of faith. As for me, this kills faster than anything else.
>>Well, I have some more amusing stories to tell, but I need to get going on
>>my day. Let me know about that virus. Talk to you soon. Please give
>>everyone a hug for me. Peace be with you.
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