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Luc Labey
04-18-1996, 10:13 PM
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Ladies and gentlemen,

For your information ...

DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILE NAMED PKZIP300 REGARDLESS OF THE
EXTENSION!!!


WARNING!!!!! Read the following and take note for those of you who access
the web and ftp sites. . . BE WARE!!! Notify your friends and family and
total strangers too!!! We don't want to deal with anything like this
what-so-ever!!!
>>>

>>>Hi all,
We work closely with the military and received this message from a very
reliable source in DC this morning.

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" (compress) files.

DO NOT DOWNLOAD this file under any circumstances!!! If you install
or expand this file, the virus WILL wipe your hard disk clean and
affect modems at 14.4 and higher. This is an extremely destructive
virus and there is NOT yet a way of cleaning up this one.

REPEAT: DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY FILE NAMED PKZIP300 REGARDLESS OF THE
EXTENSION!!!

Thanks,

Rgds,
Frank RICE, Market Intelligence Sces, EMEA
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