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New Malicious virus. Attacks Macs too. And Linux as well as windows
- From: Bobby McNulty Junior <enterprise01 at bellsouth dot net>
- To: anastasiya at stopor dot com, cygwin at cygwin dot com, dach7 at bellsouth dot net, dominionmusicy2k at yahoo dot com, favor4real at yahoo dot com, Irina <kisulja1974 at mail dot ru>, Silva <Silva at JoesCat dot com>
- Date: Sun, 03 Oct 2004 15:35:59 -0500
- Subject: New Malicious virus. Attacks Macs too. And Linux as well as windows
Subject:URGENT - New Virus
PASS THIS ON TO ANYONE YOU HAVE AN E-MAIL ADDRESS FOR.
If you receive an email titled: "It Takes Guts to Say Jesus"
DO NOT OPEN IT. It will erase everything on your hard drive.
This information was announced yesterday morning from IBM; AOL
states that this is a very dangerous virus, much worse than
"Melissa," and that there is NO Remedy for it at this time.
Some very sick individual has succeeded in using the reformat
function from Norton Utilities causing it to completely erase all
documents on the hard drive.
It has been designed to work with Netscape Navigator and Microsoft
It destroys Macintosh and IBM compatible computers.
This is a new, very malicious virus and not many people know about
it. Pass this warning along to EVERYONE in your address book ! and
please share it with all your online friends ASAP so that this threat
Please practice cautionary measures and tell anyone that may have
access to your computer. Forward this warning to everyone that you know
that might access the Internet.
Joyce L. Bober
IBM Information Systems
412 - 922-8744
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