From: Roy White (rwhite at domain informationmosaic.com)
Date: Thu 04 May 2000 - 12:35:18 IST
Of course its over loaded :-), they reckon this one could be fairly
bad. I can see people running for the hills already. We have received this
virus (but not infected) and are waiting on signature updates. At least
users are beginning to get sense :-). Your point about sending around a
source for hoax warnings is a good one though.
From: Kenn Humborg [mailto:kenn at domain bluetree.ie]
Sent: 04 May 2000 12:27
To: ilug at domain linux.ie
Subject: RE: [ILUG] New Virus warning
> Hi Guys,
> There seems to be a new email self-replicator going around , it
> arrives in
> with the SUBJECT: ILOVEYOU.
> If you open it, it trawls through your address book and sends itself
> I don't know what the payload is yet... If I come up with more info I'll
> forward it....
Given the number of stupid virus hoaxes that go around,
it's a good idea to include a URL to a definitive source
when passing on a warning like this.
(The site seems overloaded right now.)
Unsupported virus warnings tend to incur the wrath of mail
admins, especially when sent to large numbers of people or
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