[sixties-l] "Smart" Virus Warning

From: Sorrento95@aol.com
Date: 10/28/00

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    I just received a strange piece of e-mail,
    with the caption (no subject), and the 
    sender's address was that of an old friend
    whom I've known for 25 years.  It had a
    file attached with the following name:
    This looked kind of strange, but I attempted
    (accidentally) to download it on the OU computer.
    The system refused the  download, and gave me 
    a virus warning.
    I spoke in person to my friend about this,
    and he said he didn't send it.  This is
    apparently one of those "smart" viruses
    which can read e-mail addresses of correspondents
    and send itself without the user's knowledge.
    If you get something from me with (no subject)
    in the subject line, delete it.  I didn't send
    it, and it will be this virus.
     ~ Michael Wright

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